01 September 2022

Bird protection tool nets Sustainable Farms a Eureka Prize

The Sustainable Farms team from The Australian National University has taken out one of the country’s top science prizes for our work on a powerful tool that helps farmers predict how what they do on their farms could impact different bird species.

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04 August 2022

Bombay Field Day on the benefits of biodiversity on farms

Corben Hart and Erin Brinkley from Upper Shoalhaven Landcare Council wrote this article about a recent field day held in collaboration with Sustainable Farms.

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Ecologist using tablet in the field

28 July 2022

Bird prediction tool takes flight in national science prizes

The Sustainable Farms team, creators of a powerful tool that helps farmers identify management actions that could support threatened birds on their properties, is in the running for Australia’s top science prize, the Eureka Prize.

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16 May 2022

Farmer-facing webtool receives National Trust Heritage Commendation

BirdCast, a webtool created by the Sustainable Farms project enabling land managers to estimate the birds present in woodlands on their farms and thus helping protect Australia’s precious biodiversity, has received a Highly Commended in the 2022 National Trust Heritage Awards.

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11 March 2022

Making Australian Agriculture Sustainable – conference

Michelle Young, Director of Sustainable Farms, will make the case for protecting and restoring natural assets on farms at the Fenner Conference on Environment – Making Australian Agriculture Sustainable – next week in Canberra.

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14 December 2021

BirdCast webtool launches

New webtool enables land managers to estimate the birds present in woodlands on farms.

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