Breakout #20: Biodiversity

Chair: Julianne O’Reilly-Wapstra

The importance of midstorey connectivity on the LiDAR-based habitat suitability model for Leadbeater’s Possum in Victoria’s Central Highlands
Ruizhu Jiang, VicForests

Long term monitoring of tropical forests in north Queensland – recent insights for biodiversity, forest ecology, climate change and forest recovery following disturbance
John Herbohn, University of the Sunshine Coast

Arboreal species presence under adaptive silviculture in ash and mixed species forests of the Central Highlands of Victoria
Michael Ryan, VicForests

Striving for better biodiversity outcomes in Tasmania
Dydee Mann, Forest Practices Authority Tasmania


3-minute Short Presentations

Promoting bird diversity in plantations
Eliza Thompson, The University of Melbourne

The impact of climate change on Australian commercial hardwood species
Stephanie Hernandez, North East NSW Forestry Hub; Southern Cross University

Root carbon accumulation in spotted gum (Corymbia citriodora subsp. variegata, CCV) plantations through time
Trinh Huynh, University of the Sunshine Coast

Soil carbon stocks under Eucalyptus nitens plantations: are they higher, lower or the same as under native forest on the same soil type?
Peter McIntosh, Forest Practices Authority