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The Next Live Streams
Thursday 29th September - 10.00am Australian Eastern Standard Time
How does the Koala Clancy Foundation help birds?
Janine Duffy talks about how saving koalas is also helping birds as well.
Tuesday 11th October - 11.00 am Aust Eastern Standard Time
Current research on the Helmeted Honeyeater
Ainsley Walters is currently undertaking a Masters project studying the bird emblem of the State of Victoria, and a bird I was fascinated as a kid. Meet Ainslie and get updated on the conservation of this fabulous bird.
Is the system to assess and award grant funding in Australia broken? Prof. Euan Ritchie has some thoughts
Past Live Streams
Monday 26th September - 12.00pm Midday - Australian Eastern Standard Time
Discover current Citizen Science projects
Friday 23rd September - 11.00am Australian Eastern Standard Time
Do you want to understand the statistics that are used and talked about in science and conservation communication?
Dr. Samantha Monroe from TERN explains what TERN is and how the organisation is undertaking countinent-wide data collection from over 800 sites, and discusses the methodology, analysis and interpretation of the stats that we see and here in science and conservation.
Wednesday 21st September - 6.00am Australian Eastern Standard Time
Over 25 years experience feeding birds in the backyard
Tammy Poppie from onthefeeder.com talks about how she has been feeding birds in her backyard for decades, and what she has learned about the birds migrating in North America.
Monday 19th September - 12.00pm Midday Australian Eastern Standard Time
Monday with Grant & Robert Ashworth
Robert joins Grant to talk about a great Citizen Science project called Redrumpuary. Robert will tell you how to be involved to gather knowledge to assist the beautiful Red-rumped Parrots, commonly seen in parks and gardens in the south-eastern segment of Australia.
Friday 16th September - 7.00am Australian Eastern Standard Time
Light pollution and more about plastic pollution and seabirds
Ariel Heswaell has been researching the effects of light pollution on the habits and movements of seabirds, and the devasting effects of plastic pollution on ocean-going birds.
Thursday 15th September - 2.00pm Australian Eastern Standard Time
An NFT to improve conservation of birds AND the Peruvian Amazon and Palm Oil
Alicia Srinivas joins Grant to talk about her NFT project to raise awareness and funds for bird conservation and talk about her research about palm plantations in the Peruvian Amazon.
Alicia Srinivas is a believer that the blockchain technology and NFTs can have a positive impact on the wildlife of the world. Alicia has founded the Cosmic Birds collection of NFTs, and will explain it all to Grant.
How can you invest in a sustainable way?
Bill Bovingdon talks about how to invest in a sustainable way. How do asset and fund managers define sustainable companies and investment products?
Chief Investment Officer and Co-founder of Altius Asset Management
Bill is well-known and highly regarded as a 33 year veteran in fixed interest asset management.
Prior to co-founding Altius in 2011, Bill was with Aberdeen Asset Management where he was head of Australian fixed income and chief executive officer. He also has worked as head of fixed income for Schroder Investment Management and Deutsche Asset Management. In his many investment roles, Bill has built successful fixed income businesses by developing proven investment processes and assembling strong investment teams.
Bill’s career in investment and financial services began in 1984 with the Treasury Corporation of Victoria as a fixed income portfolio manager. He has a long working relationship with both Chris Dickman and Gavin Goodhand, formed over many years.
Bill holds a bachelor of economics from Monash University.
Tuesday 13th September - 10.30am Australian Eastern Standard Time
The Urban Field Naturalists produced a great new handbook
Meet the team who have produced a essential guide for lovers of the wildlife in our cities, suburbs and towns.
Monday 12th September - 4.00pm Aust. Eastern Standard Time
Efforts to control feral cats in Western Australia
Ecologist Judy Dunlop talks about the Western Australian Feral Cat Working Goup
Monday 12th September, Midday Australian Eastern Standard Time
Bird and Wildlife-friendly Habitat Gardening - Top 10's with Grant
Top 10 Common Australian Plants to try & Top 10 underused plants to find and try
Meet Aaric Eisenstein - The Avian Rebbe
Friday 9th September - 3.00am Aust Eastern Standard Time
The Avian Rebbe teaches Jewish wisdom seen in the beauty of birds. A very different take on the beauty and value of birds.
Meet Jack Baker from the Pangolin conservation podcast
Thursday September 8th - 7.00pm AEST
Plants for pots, containers and small gardens to create bird-friendly spaces.
Midday Monday, 5th September Australian Eastern Standard Time
Great for renters and those on the move or with limited area to use a spade!
Meet Kirsty Costa, host of The Weekend Birder podcast
Tuesday 30th August, 5.30pm Australian Eastern Standard Time
KIrsty Costa has a new bird nerd podcast, called The Weekend Birder. Meet Kirsty, and find out about her podcast.
Who cares for the carers?
Meet Fran Carleton, who has set up a charity to support the people who care for sick, injured and orphaned wildlife. Remember all the footage of the koalas from the bushfires? Fran is helping the animals and the people doing the hard work of caring.
Tuesday, 30th August 2022
Selecting plants for difficult areas in you bird-friendly garden
Grant giving some specific plant advice with listeners/viewers about difficult situations in their gardens
Monday 29th August, 2022
How do we name birds? Are the names we use appropriate?
Jess McLaughlin from the Bird Names For Birds project, Ricki Coghlan from Aussie Wild and Nic Bishop from Zoos SA join Grant to talk about all the issues that arise with the names of birds.
Monday 22nd August 2022
Saturday 30th July, 7.30 am Australian Eastern Standard Time (9.30 am in NZ)
Fotography Friday - 10.00am Friday 29th July
Reaction to The State Of The Environment Report with Dr. Holly Parsons and Professor Euan Ritchie (and perhaps a surprise guest or two).
Where does conservation policy in Australia need to go from here?
Tuesday July 19th - 2.00pm Australian Eastern Standard Time
The horrific effects of plastic pollution on seabirds and the marine environment with members of Adrift Lab
Fotography Friday with Sandy Horne and Nicolas Rakotopare July 22nd
Gear rundown, lenses and Sandy tells us about her favourite shots and places for photographing birds, wildlife and landscapes.
Monday with Holly - Reconnecting our fragmented landscapes with Dr Holly Parsons and Darryl Jones
Meet Darryl Jones, author of "A Bird At My Table" to discuss his essay "Corvus urbanis" and are birds evolving urban-specific species?
Fotography Friday with Nicolas Rakotopare July 1st - Rig rundown, fave lenses and some recommendations
Monday with Grant - Monday 27th June, Midday Aust. Eastern Time.
Mick Callen, is an ecologist and ornithologist who has been developing artificial hollows for several years, and has been working with local governments bodies and private land managers to place them in the environment, and monitor them. Mick returns to the show to give us an update.
Monday with Holly - What do we mean when we talk about Biodiversity (in an urban setting)?
This one will be a lot of fun.... talking with Holly from Birdlife Australia (BIrds In Backyards), and Jacinta Humphrey, from LaTrobe University, who is undertaking a PhD researching biodiversity in an Urban setting in Melbourne. And Grant.
Chad Crittle - Captive Breeding programs at Zoos South Australia
Dr Stacey Preistley - Monitoring water quality in The Coorong
Mondy with Holly - Fairywren Hybrids with Dr Joe Welklin from The Fairywren Project
How can art influence attitudes to conservation, with Brenton See and Sally Edmonds
Cowbirds with Hannah Scharf
Monday with Holly - Dr. Holly Parsons and Dr. Joe Welklin talking about The Fairywren Project
Adelie Penguins with Javed Riaz
BBird conservation in Taiwan with Scott Pursner from the Taiwan WIld Bird Federation
How can soundscapes aid habitat restoration? A new approach with David Watson
Handling birds (mostly owls) during fieldword and research with Bronwyn Isaac.
Monday with Holly - some plant recommendations for a bird and wildlife friendly garden.
Learn how to do birdwatching - a new course, with Ricki Coughlan
The Prothonotary Warbler with Jarod Hitchings
Brolgas and windfarms with Hamish Cumming
Monday with Holly - Brush Turkeys and Bin Chickens in the suburbs and the suburbs encroaching on Albert's Lyrebirds
Update on the lorikeet paralysis disease with Prof. David Phalen
Monday with Holly - Current Birdlife Australia projects Part 2