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Brumby at Snowy Plains

Need for quicker cull of brumbies in National Park

Three Institute members are among the 41 scientists that have signed an open letter sent to the NSW Premier Mike Baird on Friday, August 19 calling for the proposal to rapidly reduce Kosciuszko brumby numbers to include aerial shooting and be completed in a quarter of the proposed time.  Signatories to the letter include Professor David Watson, Dr Dale Nimmo and Dr Alison Matthews (Adjunct). 
Letter   Media Release  WIN TV interview with Professor Watson

Dr Manu Saunders  Neonicotinoids linked to wild bee and butterfly declines in Europe and US Dr Manu Saunders's piece about two new long-term studies from UK & US showing wild pollinator declines linked to neonicotinoid (pesticide) use in The Conversation.

Branka Krivokapic-Skoko Reimagining NSW: how a happy, healthy regional and rural citizenry helps us all.  Article co-authored by economic sociologist Associate Professor Branka Krivokapic-Skoko calling for a fresh look at community and policy development in rural and regional NSW in The Conversation.

Connections 44 Connections, Issue 44 The August issue with latest news on new, current and completed projects. It includes a profile story on Institute Adjunct Professor Peter Waterman. He and Institute Director Professor Max Finlayson are working on a Sustainable Economic Growth for Regional Australia (SEGRA) Challenge project – to secure safe drinking water for regional Australia. Insert New Container