AABR symposium in November – BOOK NOW

MEMBERS AND FRIENDS OF AABR – BOOK NOW! for AABR’s symposium Nov. 13th 2-14 – Sydney. 5 invited speakers from around Australia will talk on the ‘dos & don’ts’ of reconstruction – i.e. what to do when a site has lost its regeneration potential and that resilience needs to be rebuilt from scratch? What are […]

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AABR Symposium – November 13th 2014

THEME: “Rebuilding ecosystems: What are the principles?” Too often it is assumed that ‘reconstruction’ (rebuilding ecosystems from scratch when regeneration is not possible) is simply a matter of just planting or direct seeding trees and shrubs and somehow a self-sustaining community will result. To illustrate how reconstruction requires careful attention to ecological processes, guest speakers […]

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Peggy James Book :: Cosmopolitan Conservationists


COSMOPOLITAN CONSERVATIONISTS Greening Modern Sydney By Peggy James $39.95 • pb • isbn 9781925003086 Cosmpolitan Conservationists tells the stories of the intertwined lives and the stories of the intertwined lives and century Sydney. Their network featured: David STEAD Walter Burley GRIFFIN Charles BEAN Thistle HARRIS Norman WEEKES Marie BYLES Myles DUNPHY Annie WYATT Each individual […]

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2nd SERA Conference: Abstracts deadline extended to June 5th 2014

The Society for Ecological Restoration Australasia (SERA) will be holding their second conference from 17-23 November, 2014 – in Noumea, New Caledonia. SERA meetings aim to provide an regional forum for scientists and practitioners who look to restoration as a means to conserve the planet’s dwindling biodiversity and failing ecosystems. These meetings provide a critical platform […]

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AABR seminar – an inspiring success!

Paul Gibson-Roy speaking at AABR Seminar October 2013

To encourage people to take positive action for the environment, the Australian Association of Bush Regenerators (AABR) held a free seminar at Sydney Olympic Park on Thursday 3rd October, 2013. The occasion marked a change within the organisation.  For the first time in its 25-year history, AABR has opened its membership to anyone interested in […]

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AABR’s tick protection review is now available

AABR Ticks and tick-borne diseases - protecting yourself Cover

  Ticks and tick-borne diseases – protecting yourself,  is now available as a PDF. It is subtitled “A review of current information and options for bush regenerators, bush workers and people who love the bush.” This publication, edited by Virginia Bear and Lynn Rees, was prompted by a number of bush regenerators and ABBR members […]

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