The Australian landscape is ancient, vast and incredibly varied. Climate change and human intervention are having a huge impact on the diverse ecology and the amazing animals that live there, The Eco Show explores the many efforts that are underway to help combat these threats.
On the premiere episode of The Eco Show, Bridie Shepherd visits Melliodora, a permaculture property in Hepburn. We take a look at the bush fire resistant design of the property and learn about the interconnectedness of permaculture, thanks to property owners David Holmgren and Su Dennett.
Bridie Shepherd visits the Patho Plains in North-Central Vic to chat with Trust for Nature, covenanted land owners and renowned ornithologist Dr David Baker-Gabb about a very unique and endangered ancient Australian bird, the plains wanderer. With special thanks to Zoos Victoria.
Bridie Shepherd spends the day at Black Duck Foods in Mallacoota, Yuin Country chatting with author and farmer Bruce Pascoe and the Black Duck team. Black Duck Foods is an Indigenous social enterprise committed to traditional food growing processes that care for Country and return economic benefits directly to Indigenous people.
Bridie Shepherd heads to East Gippsland to meet the team at Waterholes Wildlife Sanctuary and learn about the work they are doing to support our native wildlife specifically kangaroos and koalas on Raymond Island and the mainland.
Bridie Shepherd visits Nardoo Hills Reserve located in Central Victoria on Dja Dja Wurrung country. The reserve, managed by Bush Heritage Australia, is one of the few places left in Victoria where you can still find healthy Grassy Box and Box-ironbark species. But the biodiversity of the region is under threat due to an increasingly dryer climate.
Bridie Shepherd visits Flanagan Island in East Gippsland. The very first whole island in Australia to be legally protected under a covenant by Trust for Nature. Learn all about the work they are doing with the East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority and others.
Bridie Shepherd visits the Dolphin Research Institute in Hastings Victoria, the ‘go-to’ for just about all-things dolphin related in Victoria. The organisation works across three areas; conservation research, community education, and environmental leadership
Orange-bellied Parrots are one of only three migratory parrots in the world and currently classified as Critically Endangered. Moonlit Wildlife Sanctuary is dedicated to the recovery of these birds. Join Bridie Shepherd as she visits the Moonlit Wildlife Sanctuary for the very last episode of this season.