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Victoria's Forest Carbon Report Online Webinar

Join the Victorian Forest Alliance with The Tree Projects for a special presentation with Dr Jennifer Sanger author of the newly released Victoria's Forest Carbon Report, with Doctor Kita Ashman.

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. 

The presenters: 

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.

Event programme:

7:00pm Alana Mountain - Acknowledgement of Country
7:10pm Nic Fox - Victorian Forest Alliance Introduction
7:20pm Doctor Jennifer Sanger - Presenting the Carbon Report
7:50pm Doctor Kita Ashman- Significance of Victoria's forests for climate change mitigation
8:10pm Q&A
8:30pm Finish

Link for the webinar will be emailed to RSVP's.

We acknowledge that this event is taking place on the unceded lands of First Nations people. We pay our respects to all nations across the land and elders past and present. We pay our respects, especially to the Wurundjeri people on whose lands this event will be streaming from.

November 17, 2022 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm
247/251 Flinders Ln
Melbourne, VIC 3000
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