Grassy Plains Conference 2018 – Presentations

The importance of Melbourne’s grassy plains: an historical perspective – Dr Gary Presland  

Indigenous protected areas – Wurdi Youang – Trevor (Reg) Abrahams from Wathaurong Aboriginal Cooperative

The plight of the Striped Legless Lizard – Dr Megan O’Shea, Victoria University

Mapping community conservation priorities in the Grassy Plains – Colleen Miller, Secretary, NatureWest

Challenges faced by the Grassy Plains of Melbourne – an advocate’s perspective – Matt Ruchel, Executive Director, Victorian National Parks Association

Managing grasslands in a growth area – Anette Salkeld, Team Leader, City of Wyndham

Protecting properties, connecting people – Ben Cullen, Regional Manager, Port Phillip and Westernport, Trust for Nature

Native grasslands near Melbourne and the Melbourne Strategic Assessment – Dr Steve Sinclair, Plant Ecologist, Arthur Rylah Institute

The northwest ecological connectivity investigation – Damien Harrison, Coordinator, Land and Biodiversity, City of Hume

The Friends of Kororoit Creek, a group that’s buzzing! Jessica Gerger, President, Friends of Kororoit Creek

Community-based grassland restoration and management – Amanda Dodd, Cairnlea Conservation Reserves Committee of Management
Presentation coming soon.

The ‘Volcano Dreaming’ story – Kerrie Poliness and Peter Haffenden, Inherit Earth

Mobilising the community to protect grasslands in the ACT – Michael Treanor, Friends of Grasslands (ACT)