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Pendoley Environmental Staff Present at the First Australian Marine Turtle Symposium

Staff from Pendoley Environmental: Dr Kellie Pendoley, Dr Catherine Bell, and Paul Whittock, presented their findings at the first Australian Marine Turtle Symposium in Buderim, Sunshine Coast, QLD, on the weekend of 14th -16th September. This exciting event was hosted by members of Turtle Care Volunteers Qld Inc. and featured a program showcasing and comparing existing science and management initiatives from all around Australia. The conference is expected to be held biennially.

The title of each presentation was as follows:

Dr Kellie Pendoley: A novel technique for measuring light

Dr Catherine Bell: Spatial abundance and distribution of nesting activity in the Pilbara, Southern Kimberley: Combining survey techniques to describe remote habitats

Paul Whittock: Impact of dredging activities on the distribution of inter-nesting flatback turtles (Natator depressus) in Western Australia