Welcome to the fourth edition of the QSN Newsletter. Table of Contents follows:
HOT NEWS – Pandemic impacts
Qld funds world first biosecurity ‘virtual lab’
Insect decline in the Anthropocene: ‘Death by a thousand cuts’
Members Awards, Newsletters and Media
Table of Recent Newsletters received from Networking Societies
Happenings at Wildlife Preservation Society
LIZ DOWNES: QUEENSLAND VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR 2020
CSIRO science champions in 2020
Physicist Cathy Foley appointed Australia’s next Chief Scientist
Happenings at RGSQ
Happenings at Australian Citizen Science Association
Happenings at Brisbane Shell Club Inc
Happenings at Butterfly & other Invertebrates Club inc.
and Cubberla-Witton Catchment and Brisbane Catchment Networks
Happenings at Entomological Society of Queensland
Healthy Land and Water partners – QLD Farmers’ Federation preparing for floods
Queensland Fire and Biodiversity E-News (Publications- See Appendix)
Happenings at National Parks Association of Queensland Continue reading
Welcome to the third edition of the QSN Newsletter. Highlights include:
- Table of QSN Partner Newsletters produced
- Research Fund grants open – QCF 2021 grants, Inspiring Citizen Science Grants
- Dr Cathy Foley – New Australian Chief Scientist
- Results-Aussie Backyard Bird count
- Brisbane’s Big Butterfly Count field day continues until March 2021
- Teaching Resource – Local Birds in S.E. Queensland app.
- QCC analysis of recent Queensland elections
- Political parties’ platforms
- Entomological Society – The Dung Beetle Date
- ACSA – Publication listing for Citizen Science for September 2020
- Editors Excerpts from Exceptional Articles.
Welcome to the second edition of the Newsletter. Highlights include:
- Research Fund grants open – Royal Society Queensland, citizen science encouraged
- Dr Geoff Monteith honoured
- New Australian butterfly stamps
- Anyone interested in study on Norfolk Island?
- Expedition Solar System – Teaching resource
- Guidelines to Indigenous knowledge
- Political parties’ platforms
- OzFish agenda
- World Rivers Day
- Citizen science opportunities – birds, weather, Trove, mozzies.
QSN Members and Newsletter Subscribers have an opportunity to order copies of a new book at a significant discount to the recommended retail price:
The Long Enlightenment: Australian Science from its Beginnings to the Mid-20th Century. Sample pages and a Table of Contents accompany this message.
Download the Newsletter here (1.645 MB). Editor Col Lynam (col.lynam AT gmail.com) welcomes feedback on this Newsletter and items for the next edition.
The first issue of a Newsletter for the Queensland Science Network was published on 7 August 2020. This new initiative is intended partly to showcase the work of the scientific and natural history groups who comprise the Network, and partly to bring items of general scientific interest to the attention of the public.
Download the Newsletter here (2.539 MB). Editor Col Lynam (col.lynam AT gmail.com) welcomes feedback on this Newsletter and items for the next edition.