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Linking Landscapes

2017 Linking Landscapes Symposium Proceedings


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The hope of biolinks and practical guidelines for making the dream a reality. Dr Veronica Doerr

General rules for designing biolinks that work for birds and small arboreal mammals. 

 

 

Dr Veronica Doerr, CSIRO, speaking at 'From Islands to Networks; Linking Landscapes at a time of Climate Change' Symposium on why ecological connectivity is important.

 Summary of Veronica's talk

Summary of Veronica's talk

 Slides from Veronica's talk

Slides from Veronica's talk

 

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Climate-proofing - genetic diversity, species diversity and evolutionary processes. Professor Ary Hoffman and Dr Rebecca Jordan

Maintaining genetic diversity is vital to populations being able to adapt to and survive climate change - how we can help.  

 

 

Professor Ary Hoffman, Melbourne University, speaking at 'From Islands to Networks; Linking Landscapes at a time of Climate Change' Symposium on why ecological connectivity is important.

 Slides from Ary and Rebecca's presentation

Slides from Ary and Rebecca's presentation

 Summary of Ary and Rebecca's presentation

Summary of Ary and Rebecca's presentation

 

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Connectivity Conservation - connecting nature in space and time. Professor Andrew Bennett

How understanding, and restoring disrupted, patterns of nature's connectedness is vital to conservation. 

 

 

Professor Andrew Bennett, La Trobe University and Arthur Rylah Institute, speaking at 'From Islands to Networks; Linking Landscapes at a time of Climate Change' Symposium on why ecological connectivity is important.

 Summary of Andrew's presentation

Summary of Andrew's presentation

 Slides from Andrew's presentation

Slides from Andrew's presentation

 

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Migration Routes of the Great Eastern Ranges: Nature's way of living the big picture. Gary Howling

Understanding the role of the Great Eastern Ranges in birds, bat and butterfly migrations in Australia

 
 Summary of Gary's presentation

Summary of Gary's presentation

 

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The Babbler Project - linking people and land. Dr Doug Robinson

How plunging Grey-crowned babbler populations have being targeted for conservation family by family. Exemplar restoration project - what people and a scientific plan can do.

 
 Summary of Doug's presentation

Summary of Doug's presentation

 

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Slopes2Summit...living the connectivity dream. Kylie Durant

Partnerships, a steady presence and a scientific approach are reconnecting a productive agricultural landscape. An excellent model project.

 
 Summary of Kylie's presenation

Summary of Kylie's presenation

 

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Bush Stone-curlews in Central Victoria. Judy Crocker

Tree thinning in damaged ironbark forests is restoring their health and giving hope to dwindling local Bush Stone-curlew populations.

 
 Summary of Judy's presentation

Summary of Judy's presentation

 

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North Central Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Plan

 

Rohan Hogan

An assessment of the vulnerability of central Victoria's natural assets to climate change and ways to help them adapt. 

 
 Summary of Rohan's presentation

Summary of Rohan's presentation

 

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Pollen Pathways: A project to reconnect Matted Flax-lily populations along the Merri Creek. Brian Bainbridge

Lily flowers, buzz pollination by bees - a fascinating talk that neatly illustrates how important ecological connectivity is for plants.

 
 Summary of Brian's presentation

Summary of Brian's presentation

 

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Biolinks: the Cobaw Forest to Tooborac Forest Connection. Peter Sanders

The story of how a community have established a large wildlife corridor

 
 Summary of Peter's presentation

Summary of Peter's presentation

 

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The GOANNA Project - Landscape restoration on a Landcare budget and partnering for the future. James Nelsson

GOANNA - "Group Organising Activity Nurturing Natural Assets" - how partnering is acheving ecological outcomes. 

 
 Summary of James's presentation

Summary of James's presentation

 

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Building biolinks using marketing instruments. Paul Dettman and Jeroen van Veen

Biodiversity and carbon markets and conservation-focussed agriculture are restoring and connecting habitat in Victoria.

 
 Summary of Paul and Jeroen's presentation

Summary of Paul and Jeroen's presentation