Breakfast with the birds

I’m really looking forward to celebrating World Environment Day 2018 at our “Breakfast with the birds” event near Temora, NSW on Tuesday 5th June for our NSW Environmental Trust Saving Our Swift Parrots project. This will follow on from the National Swift Parrot and Regent Honeyeater Volunteer surveys coordinated by BirdLife Australia to get volunteers involved searching for … More Breakfast with the birds

Wildlife Drones wins Innovation ACT Award!

We were thrilled to receive an Innovation ACT Award and $10,000 seed money for Wildlife Drones last night at the IACT16 Awards Night!  This will enable us to begin work on our next animal radio-tracking drone for use by early adopters – exciting! Want to use a drone to save yourself lots of time and effort when tracking animals? … More Wildlife Drones wins Innovation ACT Award!

Wildlife Drones in Top 10 teams for Innovation ACT!

Fantastic news! Wildlife Drones has been selected in the Top 10 teams for Innovation ACT 2016!  Next we head to the Shine Dome (Australian Academy of Sciences) for our inaugural pitch night where we get 5 minutes to pitch for a share in $50,000 seed money for our venture.  If you would like to come along, hear … More Wildlife Drones in Top 10 teams for Innovation ACT!

Wildlife Drones accepted into CSIRO’s ON Prime Innovation Program!

We are thrilled that we have been accepted into CSIRO’s latest ON Prime Innovation Program in Canberra! This pre-accelerator program helps teams validate their research, such as our Wildlife Drones, and discover a real world application for it. It provides an opportunity to help unlock the entrepreneurial nous required to take our functional prototype to … More Wildlife Drones accepted into CSIRO’s ON Prime Innovation Program!

Wild magazine – swift parrots & drought

Awesome surprise at breakfast this morning – it was great to find an article about my research on the response of swift parrots to drought conditions when I opened my latest Wild magazine (Australia’s wilderness adventure magazine) today.  I have provided a copy of the research abstract below, but if you would like a copy of the paper feel … More Wild magazine – swift parrots & drought