Next SWIFFT seminar 22 October 2020

Theme: Native grasslands ecology        

Join us for this on-line SWIFFT event to learn about things we can do to increase biodiversity in our native grasslands.

native grasslands



Thursday 22 October 2020

9.45 am -  finish 12.00 pm

Registration required to join the Seminar (this is a free event). 

This event is only available online.



1. Introductions  (9.45 am)


2. Topics & Guest speakers  (10 am sharp)

Presentations are 15 minutes with 5-10 minutes Q&A.


Is disturbance switching a useful restoration tool ? 

Dr John Morgan, Associate Professor,  Department of Ecology, Environment and Evolution | La Trobe University 


Two ways of knowing natural temperate grasslands of the Victorian Volcanic Plain

Dr Brad Farmilo - Senior Scientist  & Plant ecologist,  Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research (DELWP) 

Chase Aghan - Project Officer (Forest, Fire and Parks) for Wadawurrung Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation


Djandak Wi, returning Djaara to Djandak

Nathan Wong, Dja Dja Wurrung Clans Aboriginal Corporation   

Amos Atkinson, Project Officer with Dja Dja Wurrung - bringing back Traditional Ecological Knowledge to landscapes to heal country and heal the people using fire.


Fat-tailed Dunnarts of the Victorian grasslands

Emily (Millie) Scicluna - PhD Candidate, La Trobe University 


12.00  Finish and feedback for next session




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