Deserved recognition for ecoscience education program

24 June, 2019 ALA Newsletter, Education

This article first appeared in the TERN newsletter June 2019.

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BowerBird builds new nest on iNaturalist

24 June, 2019 ALA Newsletter, Citizen science

The BowerBird.org.au site for sharing and discussing biodiversity is closing down after more than 10 years, but its citizen science community will continue to thrive. Dr Ken Walker, the Senior Curator of Entomology at Museums Victoria and founder of BowerBird, shares some of his favourite discovery stories with us and explains how BowerBird users are continuing to participate in biodiversity science through iNaturalist.

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ALA helps improve environmental impact assessments in Western Australia

24 June, 2019 ALA Newsletter, Data

In 2018, the WA government launched the Index of Biodiversity Surveys for Assessments (IBSA) to improve the availability of environmental data to support planning and development applications. One year on, the impact and value of the data hub is clear.

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ALA Newsletter March 2019 Edition 6

12 March, 2019 ALA Blog, ALA Newsletter

New ALA Director | Highlights | Updates | Tips & Tricks | Spatial Portal in Focus | Featured Image | Dashboard | Handy Links

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Spatial Portal Update

6 March, 2019 ALA Newsletter

A major rewrite and update of the ALA's Spatial Portal mapping and analysis tool is complete and now live.

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Victorian Gorse Taskforce: fighting one of Australia’s worst weeds

5 March, 2019 ALA Blog, ALA Newsletter

In February 2019, we took part in an information roadshow helping to reduce gorse across Victorian private and public land.

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