We had unlimited access to paddocks and bushland. Sure, it was weedy, and not exactly pristine. But that’s where we spotted the echidna.
Everyone loves a good acronym. And last month, I had the pleasure of being part of a seminar for a very nifty acronym indeed. SWIFFT, the State Wide Integrated Flora and Fauna Team, aims to improve the conservation and management of Victoria’s biodiversity by sharing the latest science and research with the broader community. The …
PhD students are a miserable bunch. Or at least, I’m worried that’s how we must come across to the rest of the world.
Introducing two very, very cool little critters from south-east Australia that you might not have met yet.
Animals are resourceful and will find a way enjoy even the ugliest of gardens.
We don’t often appreciate the nature of urban areas. ‘Nature? What nature? No nature here. I live in the city’…
The prehistoric cry rings out, like something from Jurassic park. I rush to the nearest window or out to the yard like a kid to the Mr. Whippy van. My cockatoos are coming!
In August I had the absolute pleasure of hosting a road ecology symposium at the ICCB-ECCB, an international conference on conservation biology.