Academic and author Daryl McPhee kindly answered a bunch of my questions in the latest episode of the podcast! Daryl's has a wide range of interests and spends a LOT of contact time with Moreton Bay, so his book, Environmental History and Ecology of Moreton Bay is a goldmine for the rest of us! Here's… Continue reading Podcast Episode: Dr Daryl McPhee
Writing in the mangroves - a good day! (c) Sue Pillans I followed Dr Sue Pillans on Twitter long before we had the chance to speak in person. I'm a huge sucker for marine art, and hers drew me in instantly She's also got the biggest repertoire of ocean puns of anyone I've ever known,… Continue reading Podcast episode: Sue Pillans
Chris Walker has a lot of followers on social media, for a pretty great reason - simply, his images are wonderful. He takes photos of the wildlife of the Redlands, and his accounts could be said to hold a single message "are we prepared to lose this?"
Sheridan works as the station assistant at Moreton Bay Research Station, looking after school groups - she gets to watch the eyes of young people light up as they see the Bay and learn about what's under the water! In this episode, we talked about her work at the station, but also about Sheridan's own… Continue reading Podcast episode: Sheridan Rabbitt
It's fitting that the first official episode of Moreton Bay Online should feature a conversation with the newly-formed Moreton Bay Foundation. The MBF is a newly formed non-profit, and it's non-partisan - the only "stake" they have in how the Bay is managed and used, is that it stays healthy, beautiful, welcoming and productive for… Continue reading Podcast episode: The Moreton Bay Foundation
I'm thrilled to bits to announce the evolution of the Moreton Bay Online project! Phase 1 of the project - finding out about what people know, think and love about Moreton Bay - is happening right now. It's wonderful to see how much community wisdom is coming in on the survey. What's even more exciting… Continue reading Exciting new podcast coming soon!
Moreton Bay Online (Moreton Bay Science) is part of a PhD project, and it is what we'd call a before-after-control-impact, or BACI "experiment". A simple statistical design A BACI experiment takes measurements for two different groups, both before and after something changes. A simple diagram looks like this: It's a neat way to be fairly… Continue reading How we’re measuring change in Moreton Bay’s community coastal capacity
Exciting news! Moreton Bay Science is the recipient of a grant from Advance Queensland! What's this grant for? Primarily, to help build the profile of the amazing work done by marine scientists in Moreton Bay, but equally important is the facilitation of dialogue between scientists and everyone else who uses the Bay. To live near Moreton… Continue reading Let’s talk!