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Survey of urbanites asks who needs nature and why?

Amy Hahs of ARCUE has been collaborating with Lucy Taylor and Dieter Hochuli at The University of Sydney, on a research project investigating the relationship between urban animal and plant life and human wellbeing using a comparative approach across four cities. As part of her PhD research, Lucy is currently conducting an online survey examining […]

‘Our Nocturnal Neighbours’ – weekend bat talks, Field Naturalists’ Club of Victoria (FNCV), 24-25 August 2013

Two consecutive days of fascinating talks on bats were given on the weekend 24-25 August 2013, held at the Field Naturalists’ Club of Victoria, Blackburn. About 30 people, ranging from wildlife carers to FNCV members, came to learn more about bats (both microbats and the big Grey-headed Flying Foxes) and some also enjoyed half day […]

Biodiversity and the City- public forum

ARCUE and the City of Melbourne hosted a Public Open Forum on “Biodiversity and the City” in early December 2012.  The forum attracted over 200 members of the general public who came to the Melbourne Town Hall to hear a number of speakers talking about a range of issues and opportunities related to this topic.  […]