R.O. (Bob) Makinson

Project Collaborator
Australian Network for Plant Conservation Inc.

Bob Makinson is a conservation botanist and plant taxonomist, and is currently vice-president of the Australian Network for Plant Conservation Inc. He was Curator of the Australian National Herbarium in Canberra (1992--2001), and Conservation Botanist at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney (2001--2016).

He has long been closely involved with species recovery programs, and the assessment and listing of threatened species and threatening processes. Bob was a co-author of the previous (2nd) edition of the ANPC's Guidelines for the Translocation of Threatened Plants in Australia.

Publications
Imminent Extinction of Australian Myrtaceae by Fungal Disease
Trends in Ecology and Evolution
Guidelines for the translocation of threatened plants in Australia, Third Edition
Australian Network for Plant Conservation