Ranger Ecologist, Banrock Station
Tim Field grew up in the South East suburbs of Melbourne where he studied Natural Resource Management. Since 2004, Tim has worked on various conservation and land restoration projects along the River Murray and also in fox control, wildlife monitoring, threatened species management and flora surveying in Far East Gippsland. After volunteering on the Australian Antarctic division base to research and monitor Fur Seal populations, he was warmly welcomed to Banrock Station. Tim works on enhancing the diversity of Banrock Station through developing a more involved restoration and revegetation program, as well as looking at new ways to work towards an integrated pest animal management program on the property.
The grape, the parrot and the daisy: the story of a wine company helping in bringing back species from the brink
Banrock Station on the shore of the Murray River, in South Australia, is owned by one of the major wine businesses in the world (Accolade Wines, formerly Hardys Wines). Declared as one of Australia’s Ramsar “wetlands of international importance” in 2002, it combines agricultural activities (vineyard), tourist venue (around 60,000 visitors annually), educational destination, and […]