Articles by Phil Palmer (3 articles)

Unlocking our volunteers’ skills

Scottsdale Reserve, near the ACT, attracts over 300 volunteers each and every year. They bring various skills, experiences and energy to the work that they do. All of us have a unique skill or passion that makes us individual. On Scottsdale Reserve we embrace diversity and thrive on bringing out the skills and passions of our volunteers. However, sometimes we just have to dig a little deeper in… Read more »

A frog census on Scottsdale

This month has seen two volunteers wandering through the bush on Scottsdale in the semi-darkness, visiting the wetter areas, carrying with them iPads, microphones and thermometers, and performing esoteric rituals. No, we’re not completely crazy, we’re just taking a census of the frog population!   Read more »