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Rocky outcrops

Restoring rocky habitat on farms

On a farm near Young, NSW, PHD student Jackie O’Sullivan from The Australian National University has been investigating the impact of scattered rocks on reptile diversity. For landholder Sam Johnson from Boxgum Grazing, looking after natural assets on his farm is all part of managing an ecologically functioning farm system.

Sep 2022

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Mental health and wellbeing research

Kimberly Brown, Research Officer at the Centre for Mental Health Research and Sustainable Farms, explains the aims of our mental health research stream.

Sep 2022

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Sustainable Farms: bringing together science, Landcare and farmers

Sustainable Farms brings science to the paddock, working closely with Landcare and with farmers to understand how improving natural assets can support farm productivity, biodiversity and mental health.

Mar 2022

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How to build a wildlife island on your farm dam

Ever thought about building a wildlife island on your farm dam? Artificial islands are great for habitat and refuge.

Jun 2020

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After fire comes recovery: Life in a farm dam

An inspiring story from a farm near Batlow NSW.

Jun 2020

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Improving farm dams: a farmer’s perspective

Marcus Richardson runs a beef property near Albury in NSW. During the drought, he spotted an opportunity to protect some of the farm’s most vital assets – the dams. In this video, he explains why and how he decided to protect and enhance his farm dams for multiple benefits.

Apr 2020

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ANU long-term ecology video

ANU Sustainable Farms is based on 20 years of long-term ecological monitoring.

Jan 2017

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