Gondwana Link

Invertebrate monitoring at Chereninup

Posted by: Keith Bradby

Published: 14/01/2008

The shearers gave Curtin University student Tommy Cheng a go at shearing. Photo Amanda Keesing

We are starting to get a better handle on what a number of key invertebrate species are doing in the Fitz-Stirling section of the Link. Professor Jonathon Major, from Curtin University, has been a solid supporter and now has student Tommy Cheng at work sampling populations across Bush Heritage’s Chereninup Reserve. We helped Tommy to select his sites and introduced him to his on-ground hosts Ross and Rhonda Williams. Then the agenda broadened a bit, as Ross and Rhonda also introduced Tommy to farm life at Gairdner, including having a go at sheep shearing (we suspect Tommy will be sticking to his studies).

Invertebrate trapline. Photo Amanda Keesing
Tommy Cheng stayed with Ross and Rhonda Williams. Photo Amanda Keesing

Share This Page On...