Margaret Byrne

Researcher
WA Department of Parks and Wildlife

Margaret Byrne is Director of the Science and Conservation Division, Western Australian Department of Parks and Wildlife where she is responsible for integration of science, policy and on-ground management for biodiversity conservation.

She serves on many institutional boards and committees, including the CEED Advisory Board, providing strategic advice for science initiatives. She is a conservation scientist with expertise in genetics and remains active in research along with her science management role.

Her genetics research informs conservation strategies for rare and threatened plants and animals, as well as biodiversity conservation at landscape scales, including climate adaptation strategies.

Publications
Threatened plant translocation in Australia: A review
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Genetic management and population modelling of translocated fauna
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Guidelines for the translocation of threatened plants in Australia, Third Edition
Australian Network for Plant Conservation
Threatened plant translocations
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National Action Plan for Australia’s most imperilled plant species
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Developing a Threatened Species Index
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