Symposium Outline and Presentation Themes
THE PAST 50 YEARS INFORMING THE NEXT 50
- To collate and synthesise known information about the cultural history and natural values of Black Mountain.
- If possible, to track changes in Black Mountain’s biota and environment over the last 50 years and determine the management implications for the next 50.
- To better understand the importance of the area and how to maintain its values into the future.
Friday, 24 August 2018
|Welcome to country||Wally Bell|
|Symposium opening||Mick Gentleman MLA, Minister for the Environment and Heritage|
Theme: People and place
|History and uses from deep time to 1970||Mark Butz|
|Education, recreation and protest||Julie Hotchin|
|Scientific collecting, monitoring and research||Rosemary Purdie|
|Reserve declaration and management||David Shorthouse|
Theme: Black Mountain, the biophysical place
|Landforms and soils||David Tongway|
|Vegetation and plant ecology
Theme: Biodiversity and natural history
|Reptiles and amphibians||Anke Maria Hoefer|
|Fire history and ecology||Michael Doherty|
|Synthesis and discussion||Sarah Ryan|
|Thanks and announcements||Linda Beveridge|
Drinks & Nibbles