26 May 2012 | Filed under wildlife ecology
The Wildlife Ecology team from cesar recently assisted Healesville Sanctuary in the capture of a wild Rakali (Hydromys chrysogaster) to add to their captive colony. Additional individuals were required to maintain genetic diversity within the captive population of Rakali (native water rat), which are on display at the Sanctuary.
25 May 2012 | Filed under sustainable agriculture
The popular PestFacts south-eastern service is underway for another winter growing season. This free service is an opportunity for farmers and farm advisers to not only keep informed about emerging invertbrate pest issues and solutions, but to also report and share important pest issues that they come across.
We would like to welcome and introduce Cassie Scoble who has recently joined the Sustainable Agriculture team at cesar!
Last week the humble little Australian mountain pygmy-possum was taken from the boulder fields of Victoria’s alpine region and into the lounge rooms of ABC’s Catalyst audiences. If you missed the show, you can still view the 6 minute story via Catalyst's website.
30 Mar 2012 | Filed under sustainable agriculture
In partnership with BCG, cesar's Sustainable Agriculture team will be delivering an insect pest identification and management workshop. The workshop will be held in Nhil Victoria and will introduce farmers, agronomists and consultants to the principles of successful IPM implementation. Key topics to be covered include mites, aphids, slugs and snails –...