May 9, 2021

026 Managing complex conservation programs - Saving Our Species with Linda Bell

026 Managing complex conservation programs - Saving Our Species with Linda Bell

In this episode, we meet Linda Bell, who manages the Saving Our Species program in the New South Wales Department of Planning, Industry and Environment. This program has a 100 year horizon and takes a holistic approach to the preservation of...


In this episode, we meet Linda Bell, who manages the Saving Our Species program in the New South Wales Department of Planning, Industry and Environment.

This program has a 100 year horizon and takes a holistic approach to the preservation of species.  It is innovative, and if it proves successful, could cause a shift in the focus of conservation efforts in Australia.

Here is what the Saving Our Species website says;

"What we do

We’re working to secure a future for NSW threatened species. We protect, monitor and conserve threatened species in different ways, taking into account what we know about their ecology and threats.

As part of the Saving our Species program, we:

    • consult extensively with experts and apply independent peer reviewed science to our projects
    • provide targeted conservation projects that set out the actions required to save specific plants and animals
    • regularly monitor the effectiveness of projects so they can be improved
    • encourage partnerships with community, corporate and government in threatened species conservation."

Have a look at the comprehensive Saving Our Species website.

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