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Genetics of Threatened Species                                

Objective:

To research the impact of founder effects, population bottlenecks and genetic drift on the genetic diversity of each species re-introduced into the Reserve and whether supplementation of additional genetic material is needed.

Timeframe:

2014 – 2015

Researchers:

Jeremy Austin (UofA), Katherine Moseby (AR)

Funding:

Nature Foundation SA


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Tackling Prey Naivete

Objective:

To improve the survival of extant and reintroduced threatened species populations by exploring prey naïveté to introduced predators and developing strategies for improving predator-avoidance behaviour.

Timeframe:

2013 – 2016

Researchers:

Mike Letnic (UNSW), Katherine Moseby (AR), Dan Blumstein (UCLA), Rebecca West (UNSW)

Funding:

ARC, Arid Recovery


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SA Rangelands Alliance

Objective:

To foster best practice conservation land management and applied research activities across the South Australian Rangelands by engaging with the whole community to produce greater social, cultural, economic and biodiversity outcomes on a landscape scale.

Timeframe:

2014– 2017

Project team:

Glen Norris (Bush Heritage), Kylie Piper (AR), Aaron Fenner (AR)

Funding:

Bush Heritage, Arid Recovery


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