JS Watson Trust: 2013 Recipients

 

 

Name of Applicant

 

 

Company/Organisation

 

Project Title

 

Grant


Baillie, Chris


 


The Orokonui Ecosanctuary permanent plot remeasurement


$4,000


Friesen, Megan


School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland


The sensory adaptations of seabirds – Approaching conservation from a sensory perspective


$4,000


Jackson, Bethany

 


Auckland Zoological Park & Murdoch University


Health and disease in kakariki on Tiritiri Matangi; causes of feather loss and implications for conservation management of NZ parakeets


$3,600


Jeffs, Andrew


University of Auckland, Leigh Marine Laboratory


Restoration of mussel beds to the Hauraki Gulf


$1,000 for equipment


McRitchie, Letitia


Stewart Island/Rakiura Community & Envinronment Trust (SIRCET)


Halfmoon Bay habitat restoration – deer control


$3,441


Ortiz-Catedral, Luis


Massey University


The metapopulation approach to conserve orange-fronted parakeets


$4,000


Peters, Catherine


Coastal-Marine Research Group, Institute of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, Massey University, Albany


Behavioural ecology and conservation of bottlenose dolphin, Tursiops truncatus, North-East Coast, New Zealand.


$1,404


Reid, Clio


Massey University


Understanding attacks by kea on sheep


$4,000


Sagar, Rachael


University of Auckland


Transfer stress and success and foraging ecology of the mottled petrel


$4,000


Schoener, Ellen

 


Massey University

 


Do translocations for species cause pathogen pollution


$4,000


Sheridan, Katie


Karori Sanctuary Trust


Are fenced forest sanctuaries unappreciated conservation sites for the endangered brown teal


$2,000