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Understorey: Myrtle Rust & Dieback

Wednesday 4th July / presented by Elizabeth PO’ Adrian Glamorgan

You may have heard of dieback, but now there’s also myrtle rust. Understorey explains how we need a vigilant, well-resourced, community-wide response, if we are to hold on to our unique Western Australian habitats, and protect our native trees. Elizabeth PO' speaks with Cameron Crowe, (chair of Dieback Working Group in Western Australia, and executive director of Leave No Trace) about how myrtle rust could impact on any and all of the 1,215 Myrtaceae family species  in WA.  Paul Bodlovich (CEO of PerthNRM) discusses the way the natural resources management approach can bring together the science, the environment, cultural values and community networks, as part of any conservation action.

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