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§  Jeff Short has a background in mammalian ecology, and particularly in the reconstruction of ecosystems and the reintroduction of threatened fauna. He has a M.Sc. from the University of Sydney and a Ph.D. from Murdoch University.  Jeff began his research career in West Africa working on the ecology of elephants in rainforest, worked in eastern Australia on the ecology of rock-wallabies and arid zone kangaroos and on the aerial survey of large kangaroos.  072He moved to Western Australia in the late 1980s to work on threatened mammals.  This work included the survey of offshore islands for threatened mammals and the reintroduction of species to mainland Shark Bay.  More recently he has been working on conservation initiatives in fragmented agricultural systems as well as at the intersection of production and conservation in the Pilbara and at Shark Bay

Jeff is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology at Murdoch University and an Associate Editor of the journal Wildlife Research.  He was a finalist  for the 2002 Eureka Prize for Biodiversity Research and a WA finalist for the 2007-08 Landcare Australia Nature Conservation Award. He also led the project that won the 2002 Banksia Gold Award for the Useless Loop Community.

§  For further information about any of the projects listed on this web site, please contact Jeff.  A list of Jeff’s publications is available as a pdf.


Dr Jeff Short
Director and Principal Research Scientist
Wildlife Research and Management Pty Ltd
PO Box 1360, Kalamunda, WA, 6926
Phone: +61 8 9293 3798
Email: jeff@wildliferesearchmanagement.com.au

§  Andrew Hide completed a B.Sc. (Natural Resource Management) with Honours at the University of Western Australia in 2006.  He worked on a project to reintroduce woylies (Bettongia pencillata) to Paruna Wildlife Sanctuary for his Honours year.  He has experience in wildlife survey and in handling an array of Australian Andrew Hide with Baby Bustardmammals including rock-wallabies, bettongs, bandicoots, possums, rodents and phascogale.  Andrew, who grew up in Kununurra in the tropical north of Western Australia, is now based in WR&M’s Perth office.  He has been working for WR&M since November 2007.  He works with local NRM staff, volunteers and landholders to deliver biodiversity solutions for the Red-tailed Phascogale in Wagin and surrounding areas and in the central wheatbelt at Narembeen.  He has also worked for WR&M on projects at Shark Bay and in the Pilbara.


Andrew Hide
Wildlife Research and Management Pty Ltd
PO Box 1360, Kalamunda, WA, 6926
Phone: +61 8 9293 3798
Email: andrew@wildliferesearchmanagement.com.au

·         John Ingram has provided technical expertise in the field and laboratory for the CSIRO divisions of Wildlife Research, Wildlife and Ecology, and Sustainable Ecosystems for over 30 years. He now provides casual field support for Wildlife Research and Management.  John has extensive experience in bird 040 - Copysurvey and in bird banding and is co-author (with Denis Saunders) of the 1995 book “Birds of South Western Australia”.

 


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