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Assists Amphibian Ark partners in identifying priority taxa and regions for ex situ conservation work using the Conservation Needs Assessment process (http://www.ConservationNeeds.org).
Also develop communications strategies, messages, newsletters and other materials to promote understanding and action on behalf of amphibian conservation and assist AArk partner organizations in reaching multiple audiences within AArk organizations, the conservation community, governments, and the public.
Co-Chair of the IUCN ASG Captive Breeding Working Group.
I currently co-ordinate amphibian conservation programs at Taronga Zoo, including those for species such as the northern and southern corroboree frog and yellow-spotted bell frog. This has previously included other threatened species such as the Booroolong frog, green and golden bell frog and alpine tree frog.
I am also co-convenor of the ZAA (Zoo and Aquarium Association) Amphibian TAG.
I have assisted Amphibian Ark to instruct amphibian conservation and husbandry workshops in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia and New Zealand.