Author: Nick Whiterod

Freshwater fish are important indicators of environmental change, and a long-term study by Aquasave / NGT staff recently published in the journal Landscape Ecology, illustrated how they were used to explore the benefits of the hydrological restoration of Long Swamp, the Ramsar Convention listed coastal...

[caption id="attachment_37622" align="alignright" width="300"] Clayton's Crayfish (Euastacus claytoni) [Rob McCormack][/caption] Spiny crayfish from the Euastacus genus are an inconspicuous casualty of the widespread and enduring bushfires that profoundly impacted Australia over 2019–20. As with other freshwater animals, spiny crayfish were not only directly impacted as the...

Following approval of my Fellowship report, I've officially become a Churchill Fellow! My Fellowship focused on the conservation translocation of threatened Australian freshwater species, namely, 'To develop world leading reintroduction strategies for threatened South Australian aquatic species'. My Fellowship report summarises the main activities of my overseas travels...

I am currently in the last stages of my incredible Churchill Fellowship adventures. I have seen many wonderful things, walked a lot and learnt about all aspects of translocations and conservation more generally. I also met some inspiring people! This blog covers my time in...

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