During this fascinating talk you will hear why wildlife health is so important and how the work of Wildlife Health Australia links and supports people and organisations who have an interest in wildlife health across Australia.
About Wildlife Health Australia:
Wildlife Health Australia (WHA) is the coordinating body for wildlife health in Australia. WHA's principal objectives are the protection and enhancement of the natural environment. WHA undertake research, investigate and monitor wildlife diseases in Australia. For futher information visit the Wildlife Health Australia website
About the presenter:
Tiggy Grillo has been working for Wildlife Health Australia since May 2009. Tiggy obtained her veterinary degree in Glasgow, Scotland in 1999. She returned to Glasgow to complete a PhD in molecular parasitology in 2006. In 2006, Tiggy moved to Australia to work at the then new School of Animal & Veterinary Sciences where she lectured in parasitology and communication skills into the new veterinary course at Charles Sturt University in Wagga Wagga, NSW. Previously, Tiggy has been involved in population field surveys in the U.S.A. on raptors, compiling a sea turtle rehabilitation manual for the U.K., and reviewing sewage effects of harbour porpoise in Scotland. In 2016, Tiggy was the recipient of the Wildlife Diseases Association Australasian Section Barry Munday Award for her outstanding services to wildlife health in Australia.
Trust Talk details:
Thursday 21 November 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Free - Book now to reserve you ticket!