Connecting with the Coast

Maddie Glynn1 & Gary McPike2 1Manager Community Liaison & Education, Barwon Coast 2General Manager, Barwon Coast   Abstract The Barwon coastline is within close proximity to local residential development and Melbourne.  With an increasing population wanting to come to the...
  • March 7, 2018
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Ms Margie Jenkin1 1Tasmanian Land Conservancy, Lower Sandy Bay, Australia Abstract Connecting people with the environment is critical to progress nature conservation and the work of the Tasmanian Land Conservancy (TLC). Discovery days on our private reserves provide opportunities for...
  • December 19, 2017
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Miss Belinda Atkins1, Mr Geoff Withycombe1 1Sydney Coastal Councils Group, Sydney, Australia Abstract Summerama is a regional coastal activities program designed to enhance community awareness, and develop a sense of place by increasing the community’s interaction and connection with Sydney’s...
  • December 19, 2017
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Mr Matthew Newton1 1Rummin Productions, Hobart, Australia Abstract The power of story – Albatross Island Community engagement and support is often a critical element of effective conservation of threatened species or communities. For the endemic Tasmanian shy albatross, which spends...
  • December 19, 2017
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Dr Georgina Gurney1 1ARC Centre Of Excellence For Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia Abstract The concept of community is often used in environmental policy to foster environmental stewardship and public participation, crucial prerequisites of effective management. However,...
  • December 19, 2017
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Dr Garry Middle1 1Curtin University, Bentley, Australia Abstract A picture is worth a thousand words, and there are a thousand coastal stories out there. This session is all about photo stories of coastal issues. How this session will work? First,...
  • December 18, 2017
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Ms Liz Patterson1 1 Vic Dept Environment, Land, Water & Planning , East Melbourne, Australia Abstract At Coast to Coast 2004 Hobart, I ran an open space session titled, ‘Spirituality – what is at the bottom of us caring for...
  • December 18, 2017
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