Dingo and fox control programs have unintended and sometimes perverse consequences for native species, writes Dan Hunter et al in Mammal Review.
While bushwalking is a passion shared by many of us living in the Blue Mountains, few of us know what species of plant life we pass by on our walks, and even fewer again will ever take the time to develop a detailed knowledge of the species we come into contact with.
Not so though for Blackheath resident, Tamara Venables, who has spent the past two years photographing and documenting orchid species throughout the Blue Mountains region.
It's back by popular demand! BMWHI's five-day intensive course on Adaptive Management for Conservation will be running again this year from Sept 23-27 in the Blue Mountains, near Sydney.
The course is based on the Open Standards framework and is offered by the Blue Mountains World Heritage Institute in partnership with the Protected Areas Learning & Research Collaboration (PALRC).
If you’ve recently spotted a koala or other unusual critters in your backyard, you’re not alone.
A locally run, Citizen Science monitoring program which records and collects data about changes to our environment has been capturing fascinating movements of native plant and animal species in the Blue Mountains region.
BMWHI’s Dr Rosalie Chapple has just co-authored a ground-breaking new report which explores the impact of connections with nature on human wellbeing. The report has just been launched by the International Union of the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), at the UN Convention on Biological Diversity in Egypt.
The Blue Mountains World Heritage Institute has just hosted a successful 6-day training program on the management of natural resources in protected areas in the Asia-Pacific region.