Past events

1–2pm 25 September 2014
Fire regime simulation models are an important tool in providing insights into the relative importance of factors driving the dynamics of fire-vegetation systems. When building...
1–2pm 18 September 2014
This lecture is free and open to the public Numerous experts from the fields of sustainability, business management and systems thinking tell us that we need to change the...
5.15–6.30pm 4 September 2014
Please note: the audio recording of this event is now available. This forum is the third in the 2014 Fenner Fora Series "Energy, Fire, Climate, Water - Fenner Fora 2014....
12–1pm 3 September 2014
The study of Australia's rangelands by scientists and agronomists is generally motivated by the laudable objective of improving the livelihoods of producers, as well as their...
1–2pm 28 August 2014
Climate adaptation fundamentally challenges current ways of thinking, planning and acting in environmental management. While public land managers across the US grapple with...
1–2pm 18 August 2014
Biological soil crusts are formed by organisms which occur at the soil surface, including cyanobacteria, bryophytes, mosses and lichens. They have many ecosystem functions,...
1–2pm 14 August 2014
While natural resources can provide opportunities for the sustainable development of rural communities in low-income countries, there is often a wide gap between the potential to...
5.15–7pm 7 August 2014
The second public forum in the "Energy, Fire, Climate, Water - Fenner Fora 2014" series.   Since the beginning of this century, Australia has continued to...
1–2pm 24 July 2014
While agricultural pastures may have high biodiversity potential in fragmented landscapes, in many areas around the world, tree plantations are replacing them. Such...
9.30–10.30am 27 June 2014
The sustainable use and management of groundwater remains a critical research and societal challenge. Managed Aquifer Recharge (MAR) has been advocated and found suitable on many...
1–2pm 26 June 2014
Mr Kevin Jeans   There has been an on-going 150 year scientific debate in the field of forest hydrology with varying opinions as to the likely impact of forest loss upon...
1–2pm 19 June 2014
Australia needs a national ecosystem services framework – but how do we develop this and what would it look like? A methodology is required to develop the framework...
1–2pm 12 June 2014
Riparian rehabilitation is undertaken with the assumption that actions will improve ecological function. To test this the Boorowa River Recovery (BRR) project – a large...
1–2pm 11 June 2014
Assessing the three dimensional vegetation structure is important in fire management. Manually mapping forest structural characteristics is time consuming and hence expensive and...
5.30–7.30pm 27 May 2014
On Tuesday, 27 May, 2014 the Hon Barry Jones AO, launched a book by Val Brown and John Harris entitled, The Human Capacity for Transformational Change, which sought to venture...
5.15–6.30pm 8 May 2014
An audio recording of this event is now available. This public seminar will address issues surrounding Energy. Ken Baldwin, Director of the Energy Change Institute at ANU &...
1–2pm 16 December 2013
The Himalayan and Tibetan region and adjacent plains are beset by numerous water-related disasters, both acute and chronic. They cascade and interact making them compound...
1–2pm 11 December 2013
The expansion of ski resorts is recognised as a key threat to alpine-subalpine ecosystems that can negatively affect fauna.  However, limited peer-reviewed research has...
4–5pm 19 August 2013
More than ever, water allocation in the Murray-Darling region depends on decisions made in Canberra. Climate change is expected to exacerbate water scarcity, adding further...
5.30–7.30pm 14 August 2013
The Fenner School of Environment and Society, ANU, hosted a careers evening on Wednesday 14 August 2013.   Thirty professional representatives from twenty employer...

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