17 June 2013

Resources in plant conservation

New Eucalypt ID resource: Atlas of Leaf Venation and Oil Gland Patterns in the Eucalypts

Weed Futures: an online decision support tool that provides users with the ability to search weed profiles and assess emerging weed threats for regions or management units of interest.

Blue Mountains Conservation Society release a Planning and Development Resource Kit 

Seeds of South Australia online - incl. seed images for SA native plants, seed ID key & fact sheets

NSW Risk assessment guidelines for groundwater dependent ecosystems 

Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems Atlas - presents current knowledge of groundwater dependent ecosystems across Australia

Australian Policy Online is a research database and alert service providing free access to full text research reports and papers, statistics and other resources essential for public policy development and implementation in Australia and New Zealand. The site specialises in reports and articles (grey literature) on public interest issues, including the environment. Examples of recent reports shared relevant to the conservation of native vegetation include: identifying climate change refugia, increasing the resilience of the Australian alpine flora to climate change, designing landscapes for biodiversity under climate change, and protecting and restoring habitat to help Australia’s threatened species adapt to climate change.

Interested in grassland conservation? Subscribe to Greening Australia 's Grassy Groundcover Gazette. Latest issue included articles on a Grey Box Woodland Restoration project, a DIY grassland restoration project, and seed production areas. To subscribe email Lyn Willcock lwillcock (at) gavic.org.au

The Wet Tropics Management Authority recently launched a Learning Landscape eBulletin that showcases current and emerging Wet Tropics research and related land management and policy issues.

Want to promote your website, resource, report, book or tool? Send suggestions to projects (at) anpc.asn.au

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