Protecting landscapes for flora and fauna

Thursday 9 November 2017

Photo: Photo: Annette Ruzicka

Trust for Nature would like to invite you to learn about the importance of protecting our natural landscapes and the role of private land conservation; for the plants and animals, as well as for us, the humans. 

Guest speakers: Dr. Dan Harley, Threatened Species Biologists, Zoos Victoria - the importance of landscape function for two of Melbourne’s iconic threatened species, Helmeted Honeyeater and Leadbeater’s Possum); Prof. Andrew F Bennett, Professor of Ecology, La Trobe University - a landscape perspective for nature conservation; Dave Wandin, a Wurundjeri man, and Maya Ward, author of The Comfort of Water—personal perspectives on the importance of protecting natural landscapes; and Trust for Nature—the role of private land conservation.

When: Thursday 9 November 2017, 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Where: 107 Victoria Harbour Promenade, Docklands VIC 3008


Event partners

This event is supported by the Port Phillip & Westernport Catchment Management Authority & the Australian Government through the National Landcare Program.

Spring into Nature with us

Our yearly field day program of conservation events throughout September to November

Each year we hold a series of events around Victoria throughout the spring season. Hundreds of attendees join in, travelling from from all over the country. Our events come in all kinds of formats, and may include:

  • Open days at private conservation properties
  • Workshops to learn more about a species or subject
  • Field outings to put your new knowledge into practice
  • Guided tours by experts in the fields of science, conservation and/or species
  • Camping and hiking trips
  • Talks on private land conservation practices for landowners
  • Knowledge sharing and networking

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