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Basil Schur wins a Landcare award
BIG CONGRATULATIONS to Basil Schur, who has just won the 'Individual Landcarer' Award at the WA Landcare Awards. Basil has been a passionate, energetic and dedicated worker for the environment for nearly four decades, initiating and implementing a huge range of projects and events.
Posted by: Keith Bradby
Glen Steven wins Greening Australia's New Leader Award
Congratulations to our colleague Glen Steven who has won Greening Australia’s New Leader Award. Glen helps to manage three of Greening’s properties in the Fitzgerald to Stirling section of Gondwana Link and is a leader in direct seeding technology and the use of Geographic Information Systems. Glen is also the on-ground person implementing their Gondwana Link 20 Million Trees project, which is restoring some 800ha on numerous properties across the
Posted by: Amanda Keesing
Geoff Bastyan wins the 2016 GSDC medal
Congratulations to Geoff Bastyn, who through his efforts (independent of ours) has demonstrated what a wonderful centre of restoration effort we work from. A world leader in seagrass restoration indeed! Its great to be surrounded by such committed (sea) grass roots luminaries. Well done Geoff. Article on Geoff Bastyan's work from Science Network available here.
Posted by: Keith Bradby
Jane Hutchinson is named Tasmania's Australian of the Year
Gondwana Link congratulates our valued friend and colleague Jane Hutchinson on being named Tasmania's Australian of the Year. Jane is CEO of the Tasmanian Land Conservancy and we have had the great pleasure of working with her for a number of years on national approaches to supporting ecological change over large landscapes.
Posted by: Keith Bradby
Order of Australia Medal for Keith Bradby
Gondwana Link CEO Keith Bradby, and family, were at Government House Perth today for his formal investiture into the Order of Australia. Keith is pictured here with Governor Kerry Sanderson, wife Margaret Robertson, younger son Jack Robertson and sister Helen Amos. Fellow recipients of the OAM included Ngadju elder Sonny Graham (pictured with Keith), Eucalypt expert and author Malcom French (who in his role with Elders has advised on a
Posted by: Keith Bradby
Gondwana Link wins a Banksia Award
A strong showing for connectivity conservation in this year?s Banksia Awards. The collective effort by groups across Gondwana Link is a finalist in the ?Land and Biodiversity? category, and South Australia?s NatureLinks is a finalist for the ?In Collaboration? category. Winners are to be announced at a Gala Dinner in Melbourne on 9 October. WA?s Department of Water will also be there, for work freshening up the Denmark River,
Posted by: Keith Bradby
Banksia Award finalists
Congratulations to Greening Australia and Shell for being a finalist in the Land and Biodiversity section of this year?s Banksia Awards! This is a fitting recognition for what has proved to be a very effective and popular program, underpinning much of the work of achieving Gondwana Link?s Fitz-Stirling section. And an opportunity for us all to see what Greening?s Barry Heydenrych looks like dressed up (not bad!).
Posted by: Keith Bradby
Keith Brady receives well deserved recognition
Paula Deegan and John Simpson celebrate with Keith Bradby his selection as the Great Southern Development Commission's Natural Resource Management medal winner for 2005. Keith was presented the Medal by WA?s Minister for Agriculture at a dinner attended by government and community representatives from across the Great Southern region.
Posted by: Keith Bradby