The main topic discussed determining the best way forward for us to collaborate across borders to have a meaningful impact on buffel grass and fire management.
Arid Lands Environment Centre (ALEC) Director, Jimmy Cocking is the Coordinator of the Ten Deserts which has been supported by the Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources (SA), Rangelands NRM (WA) and the Pew Charitable Trusts.
Two projects have been identified in both the north west and south west of the of the arid zone. All participants learned more about what others are up to and sparked possiblities of working together that previously hadn’t existed.
ALEC will continue to provide administrative and coordination support for the Ten Deserts until at least the end of 2015.