canetoadA study by CEED researchers Darren Southwell and Reid Tingley at the University of Melbourne shows there is much value in ecological modellers getting input from conservation practitioners. 

They demonstrated this point by refining a model predicting the effectiveness of a waterless barrier to stop the cane toad invasion in Western Australia.

The updated model has produced a feasible and cost-effective solution. 

Read more in the latest issue of Decision Point Online.