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National Malleefowl Recovery Group

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All of the abstracts have been recieved and a program of speakers is being finalised for publication soon. However, an impressive group of speakers from a variety of backgrounds will be presenting at the National Malleefowl Forum. These include:

Walter Boles, Senior Fellow, Ornithology, Australian Museum will present ‘A brief history of Megapodes through time.’

Ian Fraser, Canberra-based naturalist, conservationist, broadcaster and author of the recently published book Australian Bird Names which received a 2013 Whitley Award Commendation for Zoological Resource will present an entertaining talk “How Australian Birds got English Names’ at the Saturday Dinner.

Taneal Cope, is travelling from NZ to present Conservation Genetics of Malleefowl.

Joe Benshemesh, will present on how the National Database feeds into current work on the Adaptive Management Project and how that all leads to better Malleefowl management.