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Monjebup North 2012: an arid jungle in the making

Monitoring has been initiated to assess the results of the restoration activities implemented in June/July 2012. The season has been favorable for restoration and small trees and shrubs are germinating all over Bush Heritage Australia’s Monjebup North Property!

First monitoring results show consistent germination (from direct-seeding) has occurred across the north western area of cleared land at Monjebup North.

The methods and techniques used for this restoration project will be presented at the first SERAustralasia conference on 28-30 November 2012.

Threshold Environmental will restore an additional 150 ha on the eastern side of Monjebup North for Bush Heritage Australia in 2013.

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SERAustralasia Conference

The Society for Ecological Restoration Australasia Chapter (SERA) will be holding a three-day conference in Perth between 27-30 November 2012. Main focus lies on “Restoration in a Changing World”, and the conference organising committee hope to stimulate international debate on a wide range of themes of global interest. Topics that are relevant, of high focus and contemporary in Australia, will also be highlighted during the conference program.

(preliminary) theme groups are:

  • Terrestrial species and ecosystems restoration
  • Wetland, river and marine restoration
  • Management
  • The restoration tool kit
  • People, the economy and restoration (Social and economic aspects of restoration)

SERA invites both researchers and practitioners engaged in restoration across Australasia to submit abstracts for presentation or poster. For more information, please visit the SERA Website.

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