This project identified the ecological values of scattered trees at the landscape scale in South Australia, using geographic information systems (GIS). A practical tool was developed to aid rapid assessment of these values.
The overarching objective of this project is to increase the effectiveness of biodiversity conservation strategies for best practice natural resource management through the completion of a unique, innovative and powerful set of ecological syntheses based on five world-class, large-scale, landscape “natural experiments” established over the last 1 - 21 years.
The aim of this project is to develop, test and refine techniques for measuring biodiversity condition and management outcomes using scientific experiments before and after waterpoint manipulations at spatial scales from site to property on two arid rangeland cattle properties.
This project explored the dynamic nature of vegetation and the animals that depend on it, through a combination of modelling and field studies. It focused at the landscape level aiming to provide a more realistic basis for regional planning in the New South Wales wheatbelt.
This project aims to increase ecological knowledge of Queensland’s semi-arid woodlands through quantitative assessments and provide scientific advice for more effective policy, planning and management of these ecosystems and restoration of degraded and fragmented habitat.
This project aims to significantly increase the reach of the Australian Bush Heritage’s nationwide effort (Investment in Conservation and Resource Management - "Increment") to provide tools for assessing the effectiveness of investment in the private nature conservation sector and to report results that will increase investor confidence over all nature conservation sectors.
This project aims to help answer three of the most frequently asked questions by agricultural landholders: "Why should I maintain / create areas of native vegetation, how can it benefit me, and how do I know it will not add to pest problems? The project will build on current knowledge and demonstrate to growers the quantifiable benefit of pest control in cotton / grain systems as it relates to native vegetation remnants.
The aim of this project is to identify the properties of fire mosaics that enhance the persistence and status of a broad range of taxonomic groups (birds, mammals, reptiles, key invertebrates and plants) in Eucalypt mallee habitats in the semi-arid Murray Mallee region of south-eastern Australia.