Publications and presentations

Orchids

orchids

Robin Garnett and Phil Collier, Address to Castlemaine Field Naturalists: Managing orchids in northern Tasmania, March 2015

Phil Collier and Robin Garnett. “Ecology of Thelymitra (sun-orchids) at Rubicon (Port Sorell) Tasmania”, The Tasmanian Naturalist 136 pp. 127-137 2014

 

Phil Collier. Orchid hunting at night, WILDTIMES, April 2014

Phil Collier and Robin “Improving the management of native orchid populations”, Australasian Plant Conservation, 22:17–19, 2013

Phil Collier, Address to U3A Port Sorell: Native Orchids and their Ecology in the Port Sorell area, 1 October 2014

Phil Collier, “Management of Prasophyllum spp. in situ: experience in NW Tasmania”, address at the Victorian ANOS meeting, Lake Fyans, November 2013.

Robin Garnett and Phil Collier, It’s a Myth: touching orchid plants does not affect their predation, The Tasmanian Naturalist 134, pp. 16–23.

Phil Collier, "What shall we call them?" [Thelymitra species] The Natural News, April 2013, the journal of the Central North Field Naturalists.

Phil Collier, “Case Moths Feeding on Orchid Flowers”, The Natural News, March 2012, the journal of the Central North Field Naturalists.

Phil Collier, “Native orchid pollinators”, The Natural News, December 2012, the journal of the Central North Field Naturalists.

Phil Collier, Prasophyllum limnetes D.L.Jones in Tasmania: further evidence, The Tasmanian Naturalist 133 2011.

Rose Grant, “Managing 50 orchid species on 50 acres” featuring an interview with Phil and Robin, ABC Rural radio, 5 December 2011

John Harkin wrote “Rubicon Sanctuary―turning up the heat on orchid conservation” for The Running Postman, Newsletter of the Private Land Conservation Program, December 2010, Issue 9. The Running Postman - December 2010

Phil Collier, “Orchids going NATIVE”, The Examiner, Extra section, with accompanying photographs, Saturday September 18 2011

Phil Collier and Robin Garnett, “Bullant on large gnat orchid” explaining the cover image, The Natural News, December 2011, the journal of the Central North Field Naturalists.

Conservation management

orchids

 

Phil Collier, "Creating a support network for conservation landholders". Presentation in the Personal Motivations and Drivers session of the National Private land Conservation Conference, organised by the Australian Land Conservation Alliance, Melbourne, November 2016.

Robin Garnett and Phil Collier, Address to Mersey Valley Probus: Biological conservation at Rubicon May 2015

Robin Garnett, John Thompson and Phil Collier. Monitoring for better management of conservation properties, Running Postman, December 2014

Phil Collier, Address to Conservation Landholders Tasmania: Monitoring biodiversity at Rubicon, 20 Sept 2014

Phil Collier, Address to Australian Naturalists Network: Adaptive management to benefit natural values in northern Tasmania, 19 October 2014

Phil Collier, “Management of Prasophyllum spp. in situ: experience in NW Tasmania”, address at the Victorian ANOS meeting, Lake Fyans, November 2013.

Phil Collier, “Management outcomes at Rubicon Sanctuary”, address at the Australian Plant Society, Launceston meeting, April 2012

Phil Collier, “Managing Biodiversity at Rubicon Sanctuary”, address at the Australian Plant Society, Hobart meeting, May 2011

Threatened plants

orchids

Phil Collier, May 2014: address to Australian Plant Society, Hobart: Recent studies on threatened plants in Tasmania

Phil Collier, “Managing threatened species in the Port Sorell area”, address at the Federation of Field Naturalists Clubs of Tasmania meeting, Port Sorell, October 2013

Phil Collier, “Cassinia rugata in NE Tasmania”, address at the Federation of Tasmanian Field Naturalists meeting, Gladstone, October 2012

Phil Collier, Cassinia rugata discovered in Tasmania: a nationally threatened species new to the state, The Tasmanian Naturalist 132 (2010)

Phil Collier, “A new species of Cassinia for Tasmania: Cassinia rugata” for The Natural News, August 2010, the journal of the Central North Field Naturalists

 

Fungi

orchids

Robin Garnett and Phil Collier, “An amazing array of fungi”, The Running Postman Issue 16, p. 9, December 2013 Newsletter of the Private Land Conservation program.  

Sarah Lloyd, images by Phil Collier, “Fungi”, The Natural News, July 2011, the journal of the Central North Field Naturalists

 

Other topics

orchids

Phil Collier, Campynema lineare, neither lily nor iris, The Natural News, the journal of the Central North Field Naturalists, April 2016

Robin Garnett, The Scourge of Sea Spurge Rubicon Coast and Landcare article for the Latrobe Council Coast and Country newsletter, February 2016

Robin Garnett, Orchids at Squeaking Point Rubicon Coast and Landcare article for the Latrobe Council Coast and Country newsletter, August 2015

Robin Garnett, Snakes Alive! Rubicon Coast and Landcare article for the Latrobe Council Coast and Country newsletter, December 2015

Phil Collier and Robin Garnett : address to Port Sorell Garden Club: Gardening at RubiconJuly 2015

Rose Grant, an interview with Robin about Conservation landowners supporting each other, ABC Rural radio, September 2011

Phil Collier, “Estimating population size” for The Natural News, January 2011, the journal of the Central North Field Naturalists

Robin Garnett, Creating a North Coast Garden published as, “Look to local species, Natives make for easy-peasy gardens”, The Advocate, Scape section, with accompanying photographs, Saturday January 29 2011

Phil Collier, “The (un-)natural history of a rural driveway”, The Natural News, April 2011, the journal of the Central North Field Naturalists

Phil Collier, “The birds come knocking”, The Natural News, July 2011, the journal of the Central North Field Naturalists