Day 5- Eileen

Day 5, Oct. 28th Last night was really fun for visiting the native animal protection village. (not sure about the name) It was the first time I touch kangaroo and wallaby. And I finally saw Dingo that look really like normal dog but more strong and clever. I think this program is a good example…

Day 4-Eileen

Day 4, Oct. 27th People nowadays are suffering from nature deficit disorder. Children are separated from nature. The most severe problem of this is that next generation would lost the knowledge and appreciation of nature. When we talking about environmental conservation, we always find public awareness is an essential part of it. Yet for the…

Day3-Eileen

Day 3, Oct. 26th Today is the first day of field trip and we first meet aboriginal people at Yellomunde regional park. They tell us about co-management with local council. The relationship between aboriginal group and city council is interesting. Are the representatives really have the power to impact the decision made by council?  And…

Day2-Eileen

Day 2, Oct. 25th In morning, some basic problems and situation of blue mountain management are introduced to us. As a world heritage, blue mountain now is attracting tourists from all over the world. However, it is an uncommon phenomenon to see that while the tourists increasing, the funding for national park management is declining….

Eileen-Day1

Day 1, Oct. 24th At the first day of this summer course, a lot of information related to biodiversity and other ecosystem management issue has been put, making the day very condense. The operation situation of bushfire is very different from what I have learned from researches before. I have read many documents and researches…