David Blair

Project Team Member
The Australian National University

David Blair completed a degree in forest science at Melbourne University. He traveled widely before working as an environmental photographer and consultant.

In 2009 he started with ANU as a forest ecologist, studying the Mountain Ash forests of Victoria as they re-grew after the Black Saturday bushfires.

His TSR research focuses on Victorian Central Highlands Tall forests.

Publications
Inter-den tree movements by Leadbeater’s Possum
Australian Zoologist
The conservation of Greater Glider populations in the Victorian Central Highlands
TSR Hub
The road to oblivion - Quantifying pathways in the decline of large old trees
Elsevier
Failing to conserve Leadbeater's Possum and its Mountain Ash forest habitat.
Royal Zoological Society of NSW
From unburnt to salvage logged: quantifying bird responses to different levels of disturbance severity
Wiley
Implications of the rapid loss of large old hollow-bearing trees in Victorian Mountain Ash forests
TSR Hub
Adaptive Management for threatened mammals in the Victorian Central Highlands
TSR Hub
Relationships between tree size and occupancy by cavity-dependent arboreal marsupials
Forest Ecology and Management
Environmental and human drivers influencing large old tree abundance in Australian wet forests
Forest Ecology and Management