DERG members have participated in organising a symposium and workshops at #ESA16! Details are:
Surviving the dry: how diversity is maintained in the arid zone
30th November and 1st December 2016 Continue reading
Mulgara. Photo: Aaron Greenville
Congratulations to Aaron Greenville, recently awarded the 2014 ‘Ecology in Action’ Photographer of the Year by the Ecological Society of Australia. A gallery of his photos, including desert photos as well as astrophotography and other nature photography, is available here
We have a lot of lab members presenting at the Ecological Society of Australia Annual Conference this year. Below are the abstracts. More information on the conference can be found here.
Volunteer with the DERG!
Things are about to kick off for 2015 with a hot February trip (already filled), followed by four more trips.
Tentative dates are as follows:
- 30 March – 19 April
- 8 April – 29 April
- 22 June – 13 July
- 1 September – 21 September
- 3 November – 19 November
Mark your calendars! Expressions of interest for volunteer positions to Chin Liang
By Jenna Bytheway
Let’s talk about poo. That disgusting warm brown smelly mess that you want to get as far away from as possible. But what if I told you that the scats (poos) of animals that eat insects contain a world of secrets in the shape of decapitated heads and legs. Pull one apart under the microscope and it reveals the devastation of a mass murder. Continue reading