Date(s) - 23/03/2022
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Redland Performing Arts Centre
Wednesday March 23
5.00-8.00PM (doors open at 4.30pm)
Redlands Koala Forum hosted by Redland City Council
Koala researchers outlining the latest information work with an opportunity to ask questions.
Registration is essential. To register click on the link below.
It is also possible to link to an online version of the seminar.
Redlands Coast Koala Watch
Hi Koala Watchers,
Join us for a free science in action community forum
We are bringing the community and researchers together to talk about Redlands Coast koalas and how current research projects are helping to protect urban populations. You’re all invited and we’d love to see you there.
Join us to hear more about the latest research and developments directly from the research teams. You’ll also have the opportunity to ask questions of our expert panel.
The forum will be hosted by Ranger Stacey and is a hybrid event, so you can join in-person or online.
|When: 23 March 2022
Time: 5pm to 8pm (doors open at 4.30pm)
Where: Redlands Performing Arts Centre or Online
Cost: Free Registration is essential, so if you’d like to join us, book your place today.
|Note: You need to use the Check-in QLD App and provide proof of vaccination, or a medical contraindication, on arrival to attend events in-person at the Redland Performing Arts Centre. If you are unable to do so, or have any COVID symptoms leading up to the event, please join us online instead.
Research partners joining us at the forum
|Professor Sharyn Rundle-Thiele | Social Marketing at Griffith University
Topic: Results from recent koala conservation behaviour change programs, including Leave It dog training.
|Dr Romane Cristescu and Caio Santos-Neto | University of the Sunshine Coast, Detection Dogs for Conservation
Topic: How koala ambassador monitoring and tracking programs are helping to understand urban koala population dynamics.
|Dr Amy Blacker | Griffith University Applied Road Ecology Group
Topic: A good sign: How smart signs are slowing down drivers and helping to protect our wildlife.
|Dr Romane Cristescu and Dr Katrin Hohwieler | University of the Sunshine Coast, Detection Dogs for Conservation
Topic: Mapping the genetic diversity of our koalas: Using scat sampling and sentinel sites to ensure long-term population viability.
|Dr Kara Youngentob | Australian National University, Fenner School of Environment and Society
Topic: Nutritional ecology research, understanding and mapping how thermal and dietary constraints restrict koala habitat.
|Redland City Council representatives will also outline – Where to from here: How current research will help our local koalas and how we will advance our research in future.
Whether you attend online or in person the end of the evening will finish with a Q&A session so you can ask questions of our panel of experts.
Registration is essential – click on the link below to register