Private land conservation
Conserving species and ecosystems on private land is increasingly recognised as important not only for its ecological benefits, but also for economic and social reasons. The key to private land conservation is motivating and enabling private landholders to get involved in conservation activities, and keeping them involved over time, in ways that benefit nature. Our research takes an interdisciplinary approach to understand the interactions between the ecological, social and economic factors that deliver conservation on private land.
- Landholders’ participation in biodiverse carbon plantings factsheet
- Selinske M., Hardy M., Gordon A., Knight A. (2017) Policy brief for Privately Protected Areas Futures 2017: Supporting the long-term stewardship of privately protected areas. doi: 10.31219/osf.io/znsdq. Available at https://osf.io/znsdq. 3 pages.
What difference do protected areas make on vegetation extent and condition?
Logging road in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. Photo by Roshan Sharma. Biodiversity is the variety of all life forms on Earth and underpins the health of
Supporting the long-term stewardship of privately protected areas
Thousands of rural landholders across Australia have entered into permanent conservation agreements to protect Australia’s unique flora and fauna. By turning their properties into privately
Transforming urban gardeners into land stewards
by Laura Mumaw The American conservationist Aldo Leopold wrote about the importance of practicing a ‘land ethic’, adopting personal responsibility for the health of the