The ‘making of’ the Mulligans Flat – Goorooyarroo experimental restoration project

Authors

  • David J. Shorthouse,

    1. David Shorthouse and Adrian Manning are with the Fenner School of Environment and Society (The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia, Tel: +61 2 6125 5415, Email: adrian.manning@anu.edu.au). Daniel Iglesias, Stuart Jeffress, Peter Mills and Grant Woodbridge are with the ACT Parks and Conservation Service, Territory and Municipal Services Directorate, ACT Government, (GPO Box 158, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia, Email: Daniel.iglesias@act.gov.au). Sharon Lane is formerly Manager, Conservation Planning and Research Environment and Sustainable Development Directorate, ACT Government. Present address: Wildlife Trade Regulation Section, Heritage and Wildlife Division, Department for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, GPO Box 787 Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia. Sue McIntyre is a Senior Principal Research Scientist with CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences (GPO Box 1700, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia).
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  • Daniel Iglesias,

    1. David Shorthouse and Adrian Manning are with the Fenner School of Environment and Society (The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia, Tel: +61 2 6125 5415, Email: adrian.manning@anu.edu.au). Daniel Iglesias, Stuart Jeffress, Peter Mills and Grant Woodbridge are with the ACT Parks and Conservation Service, Territory and Municipal Services Directorate, ACT Government, (GPO Box 158, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia, Email: Daniel.iglesias@act.gov.au). Sharon Lane is formerly Manager, Conservation Planning and Research Environment and Sustainable Development Directorate, ACT Government. Present address: Wildlife Trade Regulation Section, Heritage and Wildlife Division, Department for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, GPO Box 787 Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia. Sue McIntyre is a Senior Principal Research Scientist with CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences (GPO Box 1700, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia).
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  • Stuart Jeffress,

    1. David Shorthouse and Adrian Manning are with the Fenner School of Environment and Society (The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia, Tel: +61 2 6125 5415, Email: adrian.manning@anu.edu.au). Daniel Iglesias, Stuart Jeffress, Peter Mills and Grant Woodbridge are with the ACT Parks and Conservation Service, Territory and Municipal Services Directorate, ACT Government, (GPO Box 158, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia, Email: Daniel.iglesias@act.gov.au). Sharon Lane is formerly Manager, Conservation Planning and Research Environment and Sustainable Development Directorate, ACT Government. Present address: Wildlife Trade Regulation Section, Heritage and Wildlife Division, Department for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, GPO Box 787 Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia. Sue McIntyre is a Senior Principal Research Scientist with CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences (GPO Box 1700, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia).
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  • Sharon Lane,

    1. David Shorthouse and Adrian Manning are with the Fenner School of Environment and Society (The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia, Tel: +61 2 6125 5415, Email: adrian.manning@anu.edu.au). Daniel Iglesias, Stuart Jeffress, Peter Mills and Grant Woodbridge are with the ACT Parks and Conservation Service, Territory and Municipal Services Directorate, ACT Government, (GPO Box 158, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia, Email: Daniel.iglesias@act.gov.au). Sharon Lane is formerly Manager, Conservation Planning and Research Environment and Sustainable Development Directorate, ACT Government. Present address: Wildlife Trade Regulation Section, Heritage and Wildlife Division, Department for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, GPO Box 787 Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia. Sue McIntyre is a Senior Principal Research Scientist with CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences (GPO Box 1700, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia).
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  • Peter Mills,

    1. David Shorthouse and Adrian Manning are with the Fenner School of Environment and Society (The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia, Tel: +61 2 6125 5415, Email: adrian.manning@anu.edu.au). Daniel Iglesias, Stuart Jeffress, Peter Mills and Grant Woodbridge are with the ACT Parks and Conservation Service, Territory and Municipal Services Directorate, ACT Government, (GPO Box 158, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia, Email: Daniel.iglesias@act.gov.au). Sharon Lane is formerly Manager, Conservation Planning and Research Environment and Sustainable Development Directorate, ACT Government. Present address: Wildlife Trade Regulation Section, Heritage and Wildlife Division, Department for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, GPO Box 787 Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia. Sue McIntyre is a Senior Principal Research Scientist with CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences (GPO Box 1700, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia).
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  • Grant Woodbridge,

    1. David Shorthouse and Adrian Manning are with the Fenner School of Environment and Society (The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia, Tel: +61 2 6125 5415, Email: adrian.manning@anu.edu.au). Daniel Iglesias, Stuart Jeffress, Peter Mills and Grant Woodbridge are with the ACT Parks and Conservation Service, Territory and Municipal Services Directorate, ACT Government, (GPO Box 158, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia, Email: Daniel.iglesias@act.gov.au). Sharon Lane is formerly Manager, Conservation Planning and Research Environment and Sustainable Development Directorate, ACT Government. Present address: Wildlife Trade Regulation Section, Heritage and Wildlife Division, Department for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, GPO Box 787 Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia. Sue McIntyre is a Senior Principal Research Scientist with CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences (GPO Box 1700, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia).
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  • Sue McIntyre,

    1. David Shorthouse and Adrian Manning are with the Fenner School of Environment and Society (The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia, Tel: +61 2 6125 5415, Email: adrian.manning@anu.edu.au). Daniel Iglesias, Stuart Jeffress, Peter Mills and Grant Woodbridge are with the ACT Parks and Conservation Service, Territory and Municipal Services Directorate, ACT Government, (GPO Box 158, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia, Email: Daniel.iglesias@act.gov.au). Sharon Lane is formerly Manager, Conservation Planning and Research Environment and Sustainable Development Directorate, ACT Government. Present address: Wildlife Trade Regulation Section, Heritage and Wildlife Division, Department for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, GPO Box 787 Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia. Sue McIntyre is a Senior Principal Research Scientist with CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences (GPO Box 1700, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia).
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  • Adrian D. Manning

    1. David Shorthouse and Adrian Manning are with the Fenner School of Environment and Society (The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia, Tel: +61 2 6125 5415, Email: adrian.manning@anu.edu.au). Daniel Iglesias, Stuart Jeffress, Peter Mills and Grant Woodbridge are with the ACT Parks and Conservation Service, Territory and Municipal Services Directorate, ACT Government, (GPO Box 158, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia, Email: Daniel.iglesias@act.gov.au). Sharon Lane is formerly Manager, Conservation Planning and Research Environment and Sustainable Development Directorate, ACT Government. Present address: Wildlife Trade Regulation Section, Heritage and Wildlife Division, Department for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, GPO Box 787 Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia. Sue McIntyre is a Senior Principal Research Scientist with CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences (GPO Box 1700, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia).
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Abstract

What happens when park managers and ecological researchers join forces to build an evidence-based approach to restoring a nature reserve? This project shows how a spirit of cooperation and inventiveness overcome a range of challenges at one of the National Capital region’s most valuable examples of critically endangered box-gum grassy woodland.

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