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Evidence based planning for resilient World Heritage Areas 22 September - Register to participate

 20 September 2020

We would like to announce the third webinar in our Climate Change, Fire, and Biodiversity series that will take place on Tuesday, 22 Sep, from 3:30 - 5 pm. This series is produced collaboratively between the NESP Threatened Species Recovery and NESP Earth Systems and Climate Change Hubs. 

Below you will find information on our upcoming webinar on 'Evidence based planning for resilient World Heritage Areas'. You will also find a link to our past webinars in the series, and to the final webinar on 13 October.  Below you will find information on our upcoming webinar on 'Evidence based planning for resilient World Heritage Areas'. You will also find a link to our past webinars in the series, and to the final webinar on 13 October.  

Evidence based planning for resilient World Heritage Areas

Tuesday, 22 September
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm AEST
RSVP HERE

Twenty World Heritage Areas are recognised in Australia by UNESCO for their unique cultural, geographical, and biological diversity. While these areas support outstanding universal values, they are under risk from diseases, invasive species, and declining ecosystem processes. These ecological pressures may be exacerbated in the presence of a changing climate.

Drawing on recent research on the Gondwana rainforests, our speakers will discuss the benefits and challenges of integrating climate change and biodiversity knowledge in developing adaptive management plans to build more resilient World Heritage Areas.

Speakers:


Melinda Laidlaw - Senior Ecologist, Queensland Department of Environment and Science

  • David Newell - Senior Lecturer, Southern Cross University

Panellists:

  • Tricia Waters - Executive Officer, Gondwana Rainforests of Australia
  • Robyn Whipp - Senior Policy Officer, Department of Agriculture, Water and Environment
  • Innes Larkin - Owner, Mt Barney Lodge
  • Sugata Narsey - Research Scientist, Bureau of Meteorology
  • Geoff Pegg - Forest Production & Protection Team Leader, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Queensland

Facilitators:

  • Sonia Bluhm - Knowledge Broker, NESP Earth Systems and Climate Change Hub
  • Rachel Morgain - Knowledge Broker, NESP Threatened Species Recovery Hub

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