Talk: Pygmy Possums, Threatened Species and Habitats in Ku-ring-gai
Bob Jones will talk about the latest developments in the Eastern Pygmy Possum project, the results of his extensive monitoring of wildlife using camera surveys and nest boxes, the threatened vulnerable species and habitats found, the nature of the main threats they face, and the action needed to lessen these threats.
Bob has worked for more than four years as coordinator/lead of the Eastern Pygmy Possum Program and Recovery Plan for Ku-ring-gai Council under both his own licence from NPWS and that of council. He has been involved with volunteer work with Ku-ring-gai Council for several years in managing bush care sites and threatened vegetation surveys. He previously worked with National Parks and the Total Environment Centre as well as being a science teacher, computer scientist and field geologist in the NSW and the NT. He has an earth sciences degree in palaeontology/stratigraphy/zoology/ecology from Macquarie University with whom he later undertook research work on climate change as part of a masters of science.
|Event Date||19-06-2018 8:00 pm|
|Event End Date||19-06-2018 9:30 pm|
|Location||St Andrews, cnr Vernon St and Chisholm St, Turramurra|