Jen will be presenting and discussing the findings of the report. This report is the first time that the emissions from native forest logging have been calculated and shared publicly.
Kita will be discussing her recent work on old growth forests and the significance of Victoria's forests ecologically for mitigating the risks of climate change in a rapidly changing world.
Dr Jennifer Sanger is a passionate forest ecologist and science communicator. She has spent over 15 years studying forests and the charismatic plant species which inhabit them. Jennifer is the co-founder for The Tree Projects, an environmental outreach organisation which educates people about the world's most notable trees. She is also a member of the Independent Science Council of Tasmania.
Doctor Kita Ashman is a threatened Species and Climate Adaptation Ecologist who works with conservation NGOs and is an Adjunct Research Associate, at Charles Sturt University. She has a PhD in Ecology, and has worked for several years in Victoria’s forests on a variety of threatened species including the Leadbeater’s possum and southern greater gliders.