Dr Natasha Robinson ‘Reintroducing Bandicoots and Quolls to Booderee National Park’

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Thursday, 3 June 2021 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Natasha, is a Research Fellow with the National Environmental Science Program, Threatened Species Recovery Hub.  Natasha will talk about what mammal species have been reintroduced to Booderee National Park and what has been learnt so far regarding their ecology and threats to their survival.

Abstract   Booderee National Park has experienced large declines and extinctions of native species, especially mammals.  Natasha will talk about what species have been reintroduced, and what has been learnt so far regarding their ecology and threats to their survival.

Biography Natasha Robinson is a Research Fellow with the National Environmental Science Program Threatened Species Recovery Hub, based at the Fenner School of Environment and Society, The Australian National University. She is a former fire ecologist and biodiversity officer with the Victorian State Government. Her PhD was conducted in the 2009 Black Saturday fires in the central highlands of Victoria and investigated the value of unburnt patches as refuges for birds. Her research interests include threatened species monitoring and management, mammal reintroductions and fire ecology.

This talk will be held in the ANBG Theatrette.

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