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Individual study: The Tree Kangaroo Conservation Program - community-based conservation on the Huon Peninsula, Papua New Guinea

Published source details

Ross T. & Dabek L. (2006) The Tree Kangaroo Conservation Program - community-based conservation on the Huon Peninsula, Papua New Guinea. Conservation Evidence, 3, 47-48

Summary

Following a community-based conservation programme started in 1996, with the endangered Matschie's tree kangaroo Dendrolagus matschiei as the project's flagship species, a joint proposal for the regions first protected area, comprising over 60,000 ha, was submitted to the regional government and approved in 2006.