Description: Training citizens in surveying and restoring biodiversity with environmental DNA
Form updated 2021-09-10
Victorian Central Highlands, Victoria, Australia
Involve citizens in collecting data to support evidence-based environmental policy
Train people to collect and analyse environmental DNA samples from critically endangered species in the Victorian Central Highlands.
Train people in restoration techniques, including using remote monitoring of sound and video and drone surveying.
Publish, including novel baseline geotagged data in the ‘Atlas of Living Australia’.
Victorian Central Highlands
Face to face meetings (rural and metropolitan), online meetings, online discussions, shared documents, grant applications
Training citizens in surveying and restoring biodiversity with environmental DNA
Outputs and impacts
Science for All - Publicly funded research report (June 2018-December 2019)
New eDNA sampling method
Proven method of detecting endangered arboreal mammal (gymnobelideus leadbeateri) using eDNA
This project is still in progress and more information will be added to future versions of this report.