swan coastal plain

Murdoch to the rescue

May 9th, 2017

Murdoch ecologists, from left to right, Dr Joe Fontaine, Dr Katinka Ruthrof, Dr Catherine Baudains, Dr Jane Chambers and Dr Rachel Standish

Scientists from Murdoch University are helping to guide the restoration of a woodland site, which was cleared to make way for a new transport project.

+ Find out more

Opinion: EcoCheck of Perth’s Banksia woodlands in the path of the sprawling city

June 7th, 2016

Perth

In an article for The Conversation, PhD student William Fowler has co-authoredan EcoCheck for our State’s Banksia Woodlands.

+ Find out more

Carbon farming could drive wetlands restoration

December 14th, 2011

From left to right: Rob Summers from the Department of food and Agriculture, Dr Robert Wochesländer and Jane O

A new study investigating the feasibility of restoring wetlands through the Carbon Farming Initiative has found the strategy could be environmentally and financially beneficial to landowners in the Peel-Harvey region.

+ Find out more

Could ‘hotspots’ in burn offs aid tuart regeneration?

June 6th, 2011

Murdoch University academics are investigating whether creating ‘hotspots’ in controlled burn offs in tuart forests will effectively stimulate regeneration in the trees.

+ Find out more