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​Join us for Science in the pub in a relaxed and fun setting

Our esteemed guests will discuss an array of topics including frogs, koalas, the infamous Wollemi pine and how to manage pests in the urban environment.

We’ll have a Q and A and our MC for the evening will be Tania Salitra, A Ward Candidate for the upcoming local council elections

We conclude with a pub quiz and socialising!

 

Our Guests:

Prof. Lesley Hughes, Macquarie University, Climate Council

Professor Lesley Hughes from The Climate Council is one of Australia's foremost climate experts. She is Distinguished Professor of Biology and Pro-Vice Chancellor Research at Macquarie University. She is an IPCC Lead Author, a member of the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists, a Director of the WFF, Director of the Biodiversity Node for the NSW Adaptation Hub and a member of the expert advisory committee for Future Earth Australia.

Lilly Schwartz, Hornsby Rural Koala Project

Lilly Schwartz grew up in Maroota forest and Glenorie, spending much of her childhood and adult years in the bush, particularly around Canoelands and Maroota. She has a lifelong interest in wildlife, has been involved in many environmental community projects over the years and is part way through an Environmental Science degree. Growing up in Hornsby Shire there were always koalas in the area. Sightings over the last few years have made her hopeful that the Koalas will return to the area in the numbers they once were. 

Dr. Grant Webster - Macquarie University

Grant Webster is an amphibian biologist and conservation ecologist who is completing a PhD on the recently discovered, and endangered frog species, Mahony's Toadlet. Grant has conducted research on frogs throughout much of Australia and worldwide with other current projects focussing on the taxonomy of cryptic species groups of eastern and south-western Australian frogs

Nick Cooper - Systems Pest Management

After completing his B.Sc. in Ecology and Land Management, Nicholas Cooper began working for Systems Pest Management in 1989. Systems are the original Socially and Environmentally responsible pest managers, specialising in low hazard and non-chemical solutions in urban pest management. Nick is passionate about environmental sustainability and fascinated by creatures of all shapes and sizes, especially insects.

 

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17th June, 2021 6:30 PM   through   9:00 PM
997 Pacific Highway
Club Berowra
BEROWRA NSW 2081
Australia

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