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by December 16, 2019
Sydney, Australia, is a global city, blessed to still have areas of remnant natural bushland scattered throughout its suburbs. When Captain Cook first sailed into Botany Bay in 1770, the biodiversity would have been spectacular and even to this day there is a far greater diversity of plant species within the city boundaries than exist in the entire United Kingdom. Some incredible wildlife still occurs here too. The problem is that bushland areas are extremely sensitive to invasive weeds and can ...
by July 25, 2019
A holistic approach to environmental education: How to foster ongoing environmental stewardship in the community.        Bellarine Catchment Network engages the wider Bellarine Peninsula community through a variety of programs and opportunities that facilitate re-engagement and behavioural change. Their goal is to continue delivering integrated community driven projects that protect and enhance the environmental values of the Bellarine. ...
by January 8, 2020
Alby Wooler and a group of friends formed the Capricorn Coast Landcare Group in 1987. Alby was also the person who launched the Junior Landcare programme in 1997 in local schools around the area; a programme that has since spread not only nationally, but also globally. In 2005 he received the Queensland Individual Landcare Award, and was runner up in the National Individual Landcare Award. In the same year he was voted Livingstone Shire Council Citizen of the Year, as well as receiving the Queen...
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By Aaron Ingham, CSIRO; Greg Bishop-Hurley, CSIRO and Paul Greenwood, NSW Department of Primary Industries Wearable sensor technologies such as the eGrazor offers opportunity to better manage cattle and their environment. ...
The AgTech Solutions report offers agtech solutions worth adopting. Innovation in agriculture is not a new phenomenon, in fact Australian farmers are considered among the most innovative in the world. ...
Demonstrating the testing of turbidity levels at Neerim South wetlands. Did you know every creature leaves traces of DNA in their surrounding environment, through skin cells, hair, scales and other bodily secretions? Known as environmental DNA, or eDNA for short, it is a new way of detecting wildlife that Victorian-based company, EnviroDNA is at the forefront of. ...
By Michelle Young, Sustainable Farms Project On-farm field days provide real examples of actions to improve productivity. Photo: Sustainable Farms project, ANU. ...
By Peter Brenton, Atlas of Living Australia A sighting of the blue-banded bee uploaded to the ALA by Anthony Katon in NSW. ...
The EcoBlade in action. If you have never seen an EcoBlade in action then you are missing out according to Bass Coast Landcare Network. The EcoBlade is an attachment for machinery that uses ‘wet blade’ technology to cut, mulch and apply herbicide to stumps and stems on woody weeds in the same event. ...
Global food production needs to increase 60% by the year 2050 to feed the earth’s projected population of nine billion, according to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations. It is expected that 85% of this production increase will be driven by increased yields and cropping intensity.   Agtech, or agricultural technology, has grown out of the need to meet our future demands for food security and will increasingly become the key enabler of sustainable intensification of a...
DeerScan was developed in response to rising concerns about feral deer. Community website and smartphone app FeralScan has been helping thousands of landholders across Australia monitor and evaluate their feral animal management programs, through citizen surveillance. More than 100,000 records are hosted on the platform, detailing feral animal sightings including rabbits, wild dogs, toads, camels and foxes. ...