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Victoria University Chapter. Society for Conservation Biology. International professional organization dedicated to promoting the scientific study of the phenomena that affect the maintenance, loss, and restoration of biological diversity Regional sections, local chapters

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Victoria university chapter

Victoria University Chapter


Society for conservation biology

Society for Conservation Biology

  • International professional organization dedicated to promoting the scientific study of the phenomena that affect the maintenance, loss, and restoration of biological diversity

  • Regional sections, local chapters

  • Networking, conferences

  • www.conbio.org


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Victoria University Chapter

  • First chapter in Oceania

  • Started in 2010

  • 60-80 members

  • What do we do?

    • Chapter projects

    • Policy

    • Networking, social events

    • Conferences


Kumutoto restoration site

Kumutoto Restoration Site

  • Area of council land adjacent to uni campus

  • Long term restoration plan

  • M.O.U with city council

  • Planting, weeding, monitoring

  • Fieldtrips


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Kumutoto Restoration Site


Places for penguins

Places for Penguins

  • In partnership with Forest & Bird

  • Monitoring little blue penguin nestboxes in Island Bay

  • Predator trapping will start soon!


Conservation policy

Conservation Policy

  • Submission writing workshops, speakers from NGOs

  • Maui Dolphin, Denniston Plateau, Long-fin eels

  • Coming up: NZ Shark Alliance film and presentation


Other projects

Other Projects

  • Marine Projects

    • Experiencing Marine Reserves

  • Bird rehabilitation

  • Links with conservation biologists and students in developing countries

  • Always looking for more projects….!


Conferences

Conferences

  • Oceania SCB conference in Darwin, Sept 2012

  • 2013 conference: Baltimore, Maryland in July

    • Chapter contingent

    • Chapter funding

    • Workshop for chapters

    • Fundraising


Networking fieldtrips

Networking, fieldtrips..

  • A great way to meet other students/professionals interested in conservation

  • Research and voluntary opportunities

  • Events – restoration day, films, conferences, fieldtrips


How do i get involved

How do I get involved???

  • Facebook: Society for Conservation Biology – Victoria University of Wellington

  • Website: www.vuwscb.com

  • Mailing list

  • Monthly meetings

  • Membership fee: $10

  • International society

    • www.conbio.org


Coming up

Coming up

  • Next meeting: 8 April 6pm

  • NZ Shark Alliance film & presentation

  • AGM

    • We need new officers for 2013!

      • Project committees

      • Fundraising

      • Policy committee


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