Associate Professor, University of Adelaide
Patrick O'Connor is an ecologist in the Centre for Global Food and Resources a the University of Adelaide. Patrick leads research projects aimed at understanding the optimal use of our landscapes for conservation of resources and human use. Patrick is Director of the consulting company O'Connor NRM Pty Ltd and has a long history of designing and implementing incentive programs to assist landholders to manage their land to sustain soil, water, carbon and biodiversity.
Among the vast number of native species damaged by the recent bushfire crisis, we must not forget native pollinators. These animals, mainly insects such as native bees, help sustain ecosystems by pollinating native...