Author Archives: Dr Joe Greet

About Dr Joe Greet

I am riparian ecologist with a penchant for plants. I am currently researching methods appropriate for the the restoration of Eucalyptus camphora swamp forest at Yellingbo - the last refuge of the Helmeted Honeyeater and lowland Leadbeater's Possum.

Comment on State Government’s policy limiting riparian revegetation within the Yarra Valley

Along with several of my colleagues from the Waterway Ecosystem Research Group, we were quoted in a recent Age article on recent State Government policy limiting riparian revegetation within the Yarra Valley: http://www.smh.com.au/technology/sci-tech/states-controversial-vegetation-policy-bad-news-for-environment-scientists-say-20170215-gudq4v.html Advertisements

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Controlling Phragmites

Phragmites or Common Reed (Phragmites australis) is a natural component of many wetlands but can be highly invasive. I recently worked on a project with Paul Rees from Melbourne Water at the Ramsar-listed Seaford Wetlands (Melbourne, Victoria), where Phragmites is … Continue reading

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Current projects

I am currently coordinating two major projects: An assessment of methods to promote the restoration of swamp forests at Yellingbo This project has involved both surveys and experiments looking at ways to promote the success of revegetation within the Yellingbo … Continue reading

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Hello

My name is Joe Greet. I am riparian ecologist with a penchant for plants. I am currently employed as a research fellow within the Department of Resource Management and Geography at the The University of Melbourne. I am a member … Continue reading

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