Premier screening of wildlife documentaries exploring the role of our top predators

100 people turned up to the screening of two fascinating and unique wildlife documentaries that the Institute screened at the Fairmont Resort in Leura on 13 June 2015. A year in the making, “Battle of the Bush”, by multi-award winning filmmaker Daniel Hunter, explores the role of top order predators…

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Demystifying Sustainability – Haydn Washington

Environmental scientist and author Haydn Washington just published a book calledDemystifying Sustainability. Much has been said about sustainability, but what does it all mean? Haydn Washington aims to demystify sustainability, so that the lay person can understand what the issues are. http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/ockhamsrazor/demystifying-sustainability/6377398

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Phd researcher Dan Hunter on the ABC

Listen to our Phd researcher Dan Hunter on the ABC talking about his research on Apex predators http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/scienceshow/devils-on-the-mainland-promise-to-control-foxes2c-cats2c-savi/5987756

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Citizen Scientist Project Report

Jane Lambert’s recently completed Masters of Environmental Management Report with the UNSW Institute of Environmental Studies http://www.ies.unsw.edu.au/: ‘Citizen Science for Flora and Fauna Conservation: Enduring Success‘, based on the Popes Glen Citizen Scientist Project is now available. Follow the link to read more: Citizen Science – Popes Glen, Blue Mountains.…

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Current Programs 2014

Natural and Cultural Heritage Program Sustainable Development Program Community engagement Please follow the link to read more about these programs: Projects Update – 14 May 14 (1)

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The Wildcount Project

Wild Count Project – get involved

Motion-sensitive digital cameras are being placed throughout 200 eastern NSW nature reserve locations, to detect if there is a 30% change in a species’ occurrence over a ten-year period. This measurement will help determine a species listing as vulnerable under the IUCN red list.

You can follow the link above to apply to get involved in 2015.
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Valuing Community Participation

Exploring environmental issues through an enviro-cultural schools program and working collaboratively with communities in artistic cultural expression. Community cultural development and Earth Journeys: Valuing Community Participation

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