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APMS Training Field Diary
APMS Training Field Diary

Gnaraloo feral animal control started at Gnaraloo in 2009, when a calculated 1,100 foxes were predating our sea turtle hatchlings…

4WD Training Field Diary
4WD Training Field Diary

PART 1 Day four on the project saw us starting our four-wheel drive (4WD) training. None of the roads around…

Trial Survey At The Gnaraloo Bay Rookery
Trial survey at the Gnaraloo Bay Rookery

Our third day at Gnaraloo began early in the morning. By 05:45, everyone was already at the truck fully prepared…

First Few Days In Gnaraloo
First few days in Gnaraloo

Our first few days here in Gnaraloo have been exciting, long, hectic, interesting, intense and full of laughs. In the…

Journey North Up Into “Roo Country”
Journey North up into “Roo Country”

Before leaving for Australia, I didn’t really think too much about how long it would take to travel to Gnaraloo.…

The Road To Gnaraloo
The road to Gnaraloo

Maybe I should have asked more questions before I arrived here. The entirety of my last week in America was…

Tessa Concannon, Scientific Intern GTCP Season 2017/18
Tessa Concannon, Scientific Intern GTCP Season 2017/18

Hello my name is Tessa Concannon and I am from Adelaide, South Australia. From a young age I have had…

Heather Shipp, Scientific Intern GTCP Season 2017/18
Heather Shipp, Scientific Intern GTCP Season 2017/18

Hi, my name is Heather Shipp and I am from Utah, USA. In May 2016, I graduated from Utah State…

Tess DeSerisy, Scientific Intern GTCP Season 2017/18
Tess DeSerisy, Scientific Intern GTCP Season 2017/18

Hi! My name is Tess DeSerisy and I recently received my undergraduate degree in Marine Science from Eckerd College in…

Megan Soulsby, Scientific Intern GTCP Season 2017/18
Megan Soulsby, Scientific Intern GTCP Season 2017/18

My name is Megan Soulsby and I am originally from a small town called Caerphilly in South Wales. I fell…

Meeting The GTCP Project Manager
Meeting the GTCP Project Manager

Today we went to meet Karen Hattingh, the GTCP Project Manager. She gave us an overview on the history of…

Simone Bosshard, Program Assistant GTCP Season 2017/18
Simone Bosshard, Program Assistant GTCP Season 2017/18

My name is Simone Bosshard, and I will be the Program Assistant for the season 2017/18 of the Gnaraloo Turtle…

Using Nocturnal Observations To Validate Diurnal Track Interpretations
Using Nocturnal Observations to Validate Diurnal Track Interpretations

Fantastic news as a start to 2017! Our paper has been published in the scientific journal “Chelonian Conservation and Biology”…

Busy, Busy Turtle Days At Gnaraloo… With A Sprinkle Of Christmas
Busy, busy Turtle Days at Gnaraloo… With a sprinkle of Christmas

The work load for the GTCP 2016/17 team does not seem to go down though the Christmas holidays are around…

Wildlife Wednesday: Sand Dollars (Arachnoides Tenuis)
Wildlife Wednesday: Sand Dollars (Arachnoides tenuis)

Have you ever picked up a white flat shell with a beautiful five petal flower pattern engraved into it on…

Wildlife Wednesday: Oyster Catcher (Haematopus Longirostris)
Wildlife Wednesday: Oyster Catcher (Haematopus longirostris)

Sorry folks for the delay in posting our weekly Wildlife Wednesday post! But here we have been so busy working…

Fun Fact Friday: Do Flightless Emu Have Dense Bones?
Fun Fact Friday: Do Flightless Emu have Dense Bones?

It is known that birds have hollow bones to aid them in flight. The fact is that, not all bird…

Wildlife Wednesday: Perentie (Varanus Giganteus)
Wildlife Wednesday: Perentie (Varanus giganteus)

This is a very seldom sighting for anyone, due to its shy nature and the remoteness of its habitat (such…

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