Mulligans Flat - Goorooyarroo nature reserves

A line of ACT Parks and Conservation Officers forms to herd kangaroos out of a ‘roo exclosure’ treatment. Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary general manager Jason Cummings releases a bettong. A baby bettong at Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary.

In partnership with the ACT Government and CSIRO, ANU researchers are working to improve box-gum grassy woodland for biodiversity at the Mulligans Flat and Goorooyarroo Nature Reserves.

Research at this 'outdoor laboratory' is breaking new ground by investigating management manipulations that improve woodlands for biodiversity, such as controlling exotic predators, adding dead wood for habitat and the use of controlled burning.

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