road ecology

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Handbook of Road Ecology winner of the IENE Project Award 2016!

Co-editors Rodney van der Ree (Deputy Director, ARCUE), Daniel Smith and Clara Grilo and 114 authors from over 25 countries worked hard to produce Handbook of Road Ecology which has now won the IENE (Infra Eco Network Europe) Project Award 2016. One of two categories, the Project Award recognises and appreciates extraordinary work accomplished by […]

Kylie Soanes’ road ecology research in a new University publication ‘Sustainability at Melbourne’

Kylie Soanes, having recently completed her PhD and now working as ARCUE’s new Post-doctoral Fellow, was one of 15 researchers/students picked for their environmental research stories for the first issue of a new publication of the University of Melbourne. Sustainability at Melbourne is produced by the University’s Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute (MSSI), with assistance from […]

Australian Academy of Science award for Dr Rodney van der Ree

The Australian Academy of Science has announced the 2014 winners of its prestigious annual awards for scientific excellence, and Dr Rodney van der Ree, Deputy Director of ARCUE, has been awarded the Graeme Caughley Travelling Fellowship in ecological science. The objectives of the Academy, founded in 1954, are to promote science through a range of […]

Tracking the elusive Brush-tailed Phascogale

  ARCUE, in collaboration with VicRoads, are undertaking a study of the road-crossing behaviour and habitat use of Brush-tailed Phascogales in the Watson’s Creek area (near the Sugarloaf Reservoir between Hurstbridge and Yarra Glen, NE of Melbourne). Brush-tailed Phascogales are small (approximately 200g, and about the size of a rat), arboreal, carnivorous marsupials from the […]

“Mysterious poles make road crossing easier for high flying mammals”

An article by Kylie Soanes on The Conversation website explains what’s been happening with road ecology research at the Hume Highway in northeastern Victoria. Following on from positive results of research on animals using experimental rope bridges and ‘glider poles’ to cross roads, Kylie has been monitoring use of the glider poles in the centre […]