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PUBLIC LECTURE: UWA Albany Skywest Lecture

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UWA Albany Skywest Lecture : Saving Gilbert's potoroo: A challenge for science and the community Other events...
Late in 1994, to the great excitement of the Western Australian community, Gilbertís potoroo, believed extinct by 1906, was rediscovered near Albany. Fewer than 40 individuals survived, in dense scrub on the rugged Mount Gardner headland. A conservation program commenced immediately, aimed at bringing this fungivorous marsupial back from the brink. Seventeen years later there are three populations and close to 100 animals known. Dr Tony Friend traces this story and examines how collaboration between government agencies and the Albany community continues to contribute to this success.
Speaker(s) Dr Tony Friend
Location UWA Albany Centre, 35 Stirling Tce, Albany
Contact Paula Phillips <[email protected]> : 98420888
URL https://www.albany.uwa.edu.au
Start Thu, 24 May 2012 17:30
End Thu, 24 May 2012 18:30
Submitted by Paula Phillips <[email protected]>
Last Updated Wed, 18 Apr 2012 12:08
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