The Heirisson Prong Project ran an Earthwatch program from March 1995 to
October 2002. 173 volunteers from 9 different countries assisted research
scientists to carry out tasks monitoring the populations of endangered
marsupials and collect data necessary for the continuing success of the
More details on the activities and outcomes of
this Earthwatch field program are found in the Earthwatch
Final Report - 2002 (pdf 720 Kb).
Earthwatch Institute is
an international non profit organisation which supports scientific field
research worldwide through its volunteers and scientists working together
to improve our understanding of the planet.
The Earthwatch Institute's mission is to build
a sustainable world through an active partnership between scientist and
citizen. Through public participation in field research, Earthwatch
Institute helps scientists gather data and communicate information that
will empower people and governments to act wisely as global citizens.
The Heirisson Prong team would like to take
this opportunity to thank all the volunteers who helped to make the project
what it is today.