Encouraging signs in surviving dung beetle numbers in bushfire affected areas

9 March 2020
Beef Central

RECENT surveys by the Dung Beetle Ecosystems Engineers team have shown a moderately abundant and diverse population of summer-active dung beetles that have survived across fire tracts along the NSW south coast and South Australia’s Adelaide Hills.

Dung beetle experts remain hopeful that if livestock are returned by restocking to formerly scorched farmland in a timely manner, the small ecological warriors will be unaffected for future generations.

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