18 July, 2019
Monitoring wildlife populations can be difficult and expensive. Being clear on objectives and selecting the appropriate technique is critical for effective monitoring.
05 February, 2016
Several platypuses entangled in litter were again captured during population monitoring surveys as part of the Melbourne Water Urban Platypus Program. The items (rubber bands) were removed and the platypuses released again.
19 November, 2015
We have worked closely with the Australian Platypus Conservancy, the Bureau of Animal Welfare and fish biologists to develop standardised guidelines for the use of fyke nets in research to ensure the safety of platypuses.
14 July, 2015
cesar and the WimmeraCMA have been closely monitoring a remnant platypus population in the MacKenzie River for a number of years. Finally, things are slowly starting to improve...
16 June, 2015
Summary of results from our autumn 2015 platypus surveys
04 May, 2015
Understanding the status of platypus populations throughout Melbourne
07 January, 2015
High storm water run-off in urban streams changes foraging behaviour of platypuses.
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