Society for Conservation Biology 4th Oceania Congress

SCB Oceania Congress 2016 Flyer

The Society for Conservation Biology Oceania section is hosting the 4th Oceania Congress for Conservation Biology on July 6-8, 2016 in Brisbane, Australia. The meeting will bring together the community of conservation professionals to address conservation challenges and present new findings, initiatives, methods, tools and opportunities in conservation science and…

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Corridors and Connectivity in the Great Eastern Ranges

On 10 December, the Institute’s Programme Director Rosalie Chapple presented at the Great Eastern Ranges’ Kanangra-Boyd to Wyangala partnership (K2W)’s Annual Forum at Jenolan Caves. The K2W partnership brings together landholders and community groups to protect and restore natural connections for native plants and animals in the Kanangra-Boyd to Wyangala…

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‘Not just polar bears. Climate change as a social justice issue’

The Institute was pleased to co-host the Evatt Foundation dinner at The Carrington Hotel in Katoomba on October 17. Guest speaker Professor Lesley Hughes, one of Australia’s foremost experts on climate change, provided a lucid reminder of issues related to climate change in the lead up to 2015 United Nations…

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Renew Your Business – free information night.

Blue Mountains Renewable Energy Co-op hosting: How solar can benefit Blue Mountains businesses, Wed 25th Nov, 2015, 6-8:30pm, The Ballroom, The Carrington Hotel, Katoomba. http://bmrenew.org/  

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‘Fire stories – a lesson in time.’, evaluation report now available

How effective was this film in bushfire risk communication?  This year we evaluated the impact of the Fire Stories documentary film that was launched in 2013 preceding the Oct 2013 fires (see http://www.fire.bmwhi.org.au/). Please follow this link to the draft evaluation repot. On 13 November BMWHI launched the 2015 Impact Evaluation of Fire…

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Invitation: Report on evaluation of ‘Fire Stories’.

‘Fire Stories – a lesson in time.’ How effective was this film in bushfire risk communication? Invitation to report on Fire Stories evaluation (1)  

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Zoology on the table: the science, sustainability and politics of eating animals

Royal Zoological Society NSW Annual Forum –  Australian Museum, William Street, Sydney (enter via top William St entrance) Forum event 7th Nov- Zoology on the table – Royal Zoology Society NSW Forum 2015 – (1)

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Promoting GBM World Heritage

Journal article: Promoting the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area: environmental presentation within tourist brochures http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/DnpmzeqgQ7TjwIvSM6rc/full

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Blue Mountains Local Environmental Plan – consequences for the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area.

Current Blue Mountains Local Environment Planning controls are critical to ensuring development does not impinge negatively on the surrounding World Heritage Area; that human use is harmonised as far as possible with the World Heritage values of the area.  BMWHI LEP Report FV 17.5.13 In March 2006 NSW Local Councils…

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Rescheduled: H.V. Evatt Memorial Dinner 2015

‘Not just polar bears. Climate change as a social justice issue’. Guest Speaker: Lesley Hughes Master of Ceremonies: Trish Doyle, M.P. Event invite Date: 17 October 2015 Place: Carrington Hotel, Katoomba St, Katoomba Time: 6.30 p.m. for 7.00 p.m. Cost: $80 (includes dinner) Evatt dinner booking form[4] RSVP: sarah.shrubb@gmail.com orphone:…

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