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Phd Students

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Olivia Vergara

Mexico | Contact Olivia | pdf of thesis

Direct and indirect effects of mammal control on forest invertebrate communities

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Nyree Fea

New Zealand | Contact Nyree

The responses of New Zealand's arboreal forest birds to invasive mammal control

Master's Students

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Cherie Balls

New Zealand | Email Cherie

Ecology of rats, mice and hedgehogs in urban New Zealand

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Roald Bomans

New Zealand | Contact Roald

Bioacoustic monitoring of New Zealand avifauna before and after aerial 1080 operations

For more, see Birds Call Out 1080 Claim podcast on Radio NZ, April 2018

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Katherine de Silva

New Zealand | Blog | LinkedIn | Contact Kat

Temporal dynamics and constraints in natural regeneration of native plant species in restored urban forests

The implementation of urban forest restoration activities has become a key tool over the last few decades throughout New Zealand to improve ecosystem services, function, resilience and biodiversity. However, the trajectory and success of restoration activities in degraded urban environments, may differ depending on the influencing characteristics of regional climate, micro-climate and the original planted composition of native species. Using a chronosequence approach, whereby space is substituted for time, we will determine how the regeneration dynamics of restoration plantings vary with climate and canopy composition differences among several cities. For more, see: Fixing Forests podcast on Radio NZ

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Hannah Stilborn

New Zealand

Survival, predation and behaviour of Mahoenui giant wētā

Previous graduates / alumni