Monthly Meeting:  Friday 11th August, 7.30pm by Zoom

Speakers: Tracy Lyten and Fiona Jackson (Skylos Ecology), “The Role of Detection Dogs in Conservation”

Skylos Ecology Co-Founders Tracy Lyten and Fiona Jackson will discuss the specialised use of detection dogs in the conservation world.  They will explore how dogs are providing a valuable service in helping protect Australia’s flora and fauna. From endangered species detection, fox and feral cat management to the detection of invasive weeds, Tracy and Fiona will share their experiences in handling conservation detection dogs for environmental data collection.

The meeting will be held by Zoom. If you registered for the June or July Zoom meeting, you will be sent the link for registering for the August meeting. Otherwise, please email Peter Turner at to register and then receive the link for joining the Zoom meeting.

Members and visitors are invited to share their interesting observations at the meeting. Please email any photos to illustrate your report as JPEG file(s) to Cathrine Harboe-Ree ( by noon on the day of the meeting.

All welcome.