Monthly Archives: July 2013

Fishing: Customary harvest or a threat to be managed?

In People on Country: Vital Landscapes, Indigenous Futures (Atman and Kerins (eds), 2012), Geoff Buchanan and Katherine May write about how customary activities like hunting fit with Indigenous Ranger programs that now exist Australia-wide: “Indigenous rangers employed through Working on Country and other programs provide valuable support through activities that manage feral species, protect bush […]

Ground truthing

This last week I spent 5 days in the field with my supervisor and a small team from our University. We were invited to visit Gooniyandi country to conduct water monitoring of some important freshwater places and build the capacity of the Ranger group to conduct their own monitoring. It was fantastic to be in […]