Strategic Pest Animal Management (online)

Melbourne Water and industry professionals have partnered to bring you this live webinar series exploring waterway management and conservation. The series features expert presenters covering ecological and waterway themes to inform and inspire.

Hear from Agriculture Victoria’s Biosecurity Manager Jason Wishart to hear about some of the state’s invasive species and the evolving strategies to manage them.

This webinar will discuss various vertebrate pest species in Australia, how they came to be and what makes them so successful. It also provides general information on the various impacts associated with pest animal populations, and the control techniques and strategies used to manage them most effectively.

Jason has been involved in invasive species management and research for nearly 15 years. He started his career at the Invasive Animals CRC (now Centre for Invasive Species Solutions), then moved to Animal Control Technologies for several years before joining Agriculture Victoria as Statewide Biosecurity Manager for established pest animals. Jason has worked on numerous invasive species throughout his career and has developed several products and strategies to assist with their management.

Thursday 17 September 2020, 2.00 pm to 3.00 pm