NORTH QLD THREATENED SPECIES SYMPOSIUM
JOIN US IN PERSON OR ONLINE: 16-17 FEB
We’d love you to be part of the North Queensland Threatened Species Symposium on 16-17 February.
The two-day event is at the Cairns Colonial Club with 150 invited guests – and we are also extending a big welcome to everyone who can join us online. Parts of the event will be live-streamed via Terrain NRM’s Facebook page (see below) and will also be accessible later as Facebook videos. Many presentations will also be available on Terrain’s YouTube channel at a later date.
The symposium will include Australia’s leading scientists and researchers in the field of threatened species, as guest speakers, along with Threatened Species Commissioner Sally Box and members of local recovery groups.
Livestream presentations (via Terrain NRM’s Facebook page)
Tuesday 10:45am – Learning from Success & Failure in Threatened Species Conservation – Stephen Garnett
Tuesday 11:50am – Achieving Results through Integrated Feral Pig Management – Justin Perry
Wednesday 9:25am – The Increasing Threat of Forest Pests & Diseases – Geoff Pegg
Guest speakers and workshops will focus on everything from species conservation, lessons learnt, the latest research and recovery planning to feral pigs, controlled burns, and engaging traditional owners and the community.
Partners & Sponsors
This event is organised by Terrain NRM as part of the NQ NRM Alliance, in partnership with Cape York Natural Resource Management and Northern Gulf Resource Management Group, as well the Threatened Species Recovery Hub
It is funded by the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program and the National Environmental Science Program and sponsored by:
Gold Sponsor: The Nature Conservancy
Silver Sponsors: Wet Tropics Management Authority, Bush Heritage and the South Endeavour Trust