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8/10/19 Seeds for the Future Forum – Earlybird extended till 20/9/19

See the Seeds for the Future event page for details or jump on the  ticketing site and grab an early bird ticket by 20/9/19

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12-13 October : Ecological Restoration or Green Deserts and Ecological Traps?

The Field Naturalists Club of Victoria presents its Annual Biodiversity Symposium 2019 ‘’Environmental Restoration or Green Deserts and Ecological Traps” When : Sat 12 & Sun 13 Oct, 9.00 am - 4.30 pm Venue: RSL Hall, 2 Diggers Way, Blackburn, Victoria Here is  more information and a registration form

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Support regenTV

regenTV is AABR’s video platform and we love to record the knowledge that is shared at our field days and forums because not everyone can get to a field day or forum. There’s always so much to capture with experts on hand sharing their passion projects and enthusiastic participants asking the million dollar questions. Making [...]

5/11/19 Water Weeds ++ workshop

  A one-day workshop with a bit of everything… Water Weeds, the Biosecurity Act, the National Restoration Standards and networking…what more could you want? Charlie Mifsud, DPI’s Aquatic Weeds Project Officer in the Invasive Species Program will be the main presenter. The day is designed to be a learning and networking opportunity with morning tea and [...]

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31/8/19 Field Day at Wallaroo

Connecting Corridors by Conservancy AABR and the Cumberland Land Conservancy (CLC) are hosting an all-day field trip on Saturday 31/8/19 at the Wallaroo propertyto explore the natural assets of the endangered Cumberland Plain Woodland and evaluate the tools and techniques being used to monitor and restore the seven vegetation types present on the CLC reserves. [...]

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Tein McDonald – Member of the Order of Australia

Tein McDonald - Member of the Order of Australia For significant service to conservation and the environment. “… she is a shining example of selfless giving to the community and the environment. She is certainly a rare individual of disarming modesty matched by quiet determination.”- Professor Kingsley Dixon (John Curtin Distinguished Professor) Dr Tein McDonald [...]

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We need to know what you want!

Members & Supporters Survey AABR has been around for over 30 years and is as relevant now as it was then. As the pressure to retain and restore habitat increases and the impacts of climate change become progressively more obvious AABR is looking to ensure that its members are equipped to be at the forefront [...]

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Restoration Standards plain language

  The National Restoration Standards underwent a review in September 2018. To accompany the revised document a plain language guide was produced summarising the six principles that guide the National Restoration Standards. Links to these documents are here.

Lessons from Victoria Park NR

Does size matter? Victoria Park Nature Reserve is a small fragment of the once mighty Big Scrub sub-tropical rainforest. Reflecting on 40 years of monitoring, Tein McDonald highlights the significant contributions to the understanding of rainforest succession that this reserve has made. Monitoring of Camphor laurel removal using species composition surveys and photopoints, clearly demonstrates [...]

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What can 6 years & $250,000 achieve?

A six year - $250,000 Environmental Trust project enabled a community group to formally identify threatened species, record and monitor the local flora and fauna and undertake bush regeneration which has aided connectivity and set the multiple public reserves on a recovery trajectory. An assortment of community engagement events were undertaken and a plethora of [...]

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