The ACT, like the rest of Australia, is battling an extinction crisis. Approximately 6.2% of Canberra’s mature trees have been removed in the past 5 years; our beloved faunal emblem, the Gang-gang Cockatoo is endangered; and our natural areas are at increasing risk of development and degradation.
To combat biodiversity loss across the Territory, the Conservation Council’s Biodiversity Working Group and Friends of Grasslands have co-authored a paper that outlines a key part of the solution to protecting and enhancing the ACT’s remaining natural places: The Biodiversity Network. The full paper is available to be read here.
When: Monday 13 February 5 – 7pm (optional short walk from 5:00pm; panel discussion from 5:30pm onwards)
Take the opportunity to chat with a diverse panel about:
You are also encouraged to join us at 5pm prior to the panel discussion for an optional short walk at the nearby grasslands to see a tangible example of how the Biodiversity Network can be applied to leased areas.