Next SWIFFT seminar 26 March 2020

SWIFFT special event

The 2019-2020 Victorian bushfires: Assisting biodiversity and community recovery        

Join us for a special on-line SWIFFT event to learn about activities taking place across fire-affected areas of Victoria to assist biodiversity and community recovery.

Jan 2020 fire East Gippsland
Image courtesy of Australian Maritime Safety Authority.


Thursday 26 March 2020
9.45 am -  finish 12.00 pm
Registration required (this is a free event).

This event is only available on-line.

Join in on-line Via Zoom video conferencing.  Register online via Zoom.

(Note: after registering to join via Zoom you will receive a link which will enable you to access the seminar. If you have never used Zoom before you will be asked to download the Zoom program to your computer. You will also receive an e-mail confirmation from Engage Grampians with link to Zoom which can be used on the day). It is recommended you test accessing the seminar and test the audio prior to the session.


1. Introductions  (9.45 am)


2. Topics & Guest speakers  (10 am sharp)

Presentations are 15 minutes with 5 minutes Q&A.

Population salvages: Eastern Bristlebird

Mick Bramwell, Program Manager, Natural Environment Gippsland/ Craig Whiteford or Kat Selwood- Zoos Victoria.  


Risk assessment and response

Ella Kelly/ Billy Geary, Threatened Species Policy Officers,  Biodiveristy Division, DELWP. 


Population salvages: Galaxiids

Tarmo Raadik, Senior Scientist- Fish Ecology, Arthur Rylah Institute. 


Wildlife triaging

Lachlan Clarke, Senior Forest and Wildlife Officer, Gippsland DELWP. Leanne Wicker & Emily Cordy.


Pest animal and invasive species control

Ben Fahey, Parks Victoria. 

Climate change projects in fire affected communities

Brian Thompson, Regional Manager- Hume region, Community & Partnerships, DELWP.


12.00  Finish and feedback for next session




Register to join in via  Zoom video conferencing  

Please note: if you are intending to view via zoom the connection link will be e-mailed to you once you have registered. If you have never used Zoom before you will be asked to download the Zoom program to your computer.



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