Digital technology in natural resource management

Perth NRM is conducting a seminar Using Digital Technology in Natural Resource Management.

Do you have responsibility for collecting environmental data and monitoring native flora and fauna or invasive species in natural areas? Perth NRM, in partnership with Perth Zoo, invites you to attend a unique seminar on how technology can be used to collect data on nature and people more effectively, and importantly analyse data and integrate it into decision making processes for on-ground management, preparing plans, policy and strategy.

Details are as follows:
DATE Tuesday 10 April 2018
TIME 9.30 am – 2.30pm
VENUE Perth Zoo, Conference Theatrette, 20 Labouchere Rd, South Perth
COST $35 per person (light lunch provided)
(Friends of Living Perth use your promotional code to receive a 10% discount)

Speakers from a range of disciplines will present on the use of technology to conserve and manage nature in the Swan Region.
Dr Paul Barber, Arbor Carbon; Piers Higgs, Gaia Resources; Tegan Douglas, Birdlife WA; Dr Sandra P. Salgado Kent, Curtin University and Jo Taylor, City of Stirling will share their knowledge and experience about the various ways that digital technology facilitates access to information, enhances understanding of environmental threats or impacts and how it can empower decision making. Examples of how digital applications can be used to engage environmental volunteers and collect data at their sites will also be explored.

Local government staff, community leaders and environmental groups conserving and managing natural values are encouraged to learn about new uses for technology and ways to use the data more effectively.
or email [email protected] to confirm your place.