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Oral Presentation Student Prize at ESA goes to Alison Farrar, ARCUE – congratulations!

The 2015 Annual Conference of the Ecological Society of Australia took place in Adelaide from 29th November to 3rd of December 2015 and ecologists from around Australia came together to share their ideas and research through presentations, symposia and discussions. ARCUE Masters student, Alison Farrar, spoke in the Symposium “Policy and Decision Making” about her […]

‘Biodiversity under threat as Melbourne’s grasslands become suburbs’ – interview with Mark McDonnell on grasslands, The Age

ARCUE’s Director Mark McDonnell was interviewed for an article in The Age (also in the Canberra Times and the Sydney Morning Herald) about recent research on Australian native plants at risk of extinction, in particular grasslands. Despite just 2 per cent of original grasslands between Melbourne and Adelaide still remaining, with more under threat from […]

Seedbanks and Plant Invasions in Victoria’s Grasslands

At the end of 2006, Honours student Aaron Dodd finished his investigation into seed banks and plant invasions of Victoria’s, Western basalt plains grasslands, looking at the effects of landscape on the spatial pattern of the seed banks. He took numerous soil cores from grasslands along a 200 km urban – rural gradient running west […]