Linda van Bommel

University of Tasmania

Linda van Bommel is a wildlife ecologist, primarily interested in wildlife conservation and non-lethal predator management.

She has been a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Tasmania since 2016, where she works on a project trialling the use of Maremma sheepdogs to protect re-introduced Eastern Barred Bandicoots from fox and cat predation.

Prior to her current position she completed her PhD, in which she studied the use of livestock guardian dogs in Australia.

Livestock guardian dogs to protect threatened species and restore habitat