Project: 6.3

Improving communication and community buy-in to threatened species conservation

Project Leaders: Sarah Bekessy, Georgia Garrard


Local communities play an important role in threatened species recovery and this project will explore the best ways to involve them, as well as opportunities for changing attitudes and behaviour. Social research will take place based on a range of landscape planning and species management case studies, with the aim of strengthening the social licence for conservation.

Read more: The best way to harness people power          

Image:Members of Sustainable Fawkner Inspecting Bababi Djinanang native grassland by Takva/Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)