Hon Damien O’Connor, the Minister of Agriculture and Minister for Biosecurity, Food Safety, and Rural Communities, gave a keynote address in which he congratulated everyone on the success of control efforts so far.
A large variety of presentations on the control, prevention, and subsequent restoration following wilding conifer removal. We had speakers from a wide array of backgrounds (researchers, project managers, contractors, foresters, and more), and they highlighted the collaborations as well as complexities of the wilding issue.
A fun field trip complete with a logging demonstration.
Read the full summary of the conference here.