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Car boot libraries

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Abstract


  • The Ecologic Foundation of New Zealand has recently advised drivers to not "use your car

    boot for permanent storage. The extra weight exacts Its pnce In extra fuel consumption.

    Despite the warning, the Australian naturalist Merilyn T Grey keeps. a car-boot library. for

    use on field trips.2 Grey is particularly interested in threatened specles such as the Squirrel

    Glider, Brush-tailed Phascogale, Regent Honeyeater, Swift Parrot, Pink-Tailed Worm-Lizard

    and the Woodland Blind Snake, who all live in South Australia's Box-lronb.ark country. With

    his car boot library Grey is able to travel into the wilderness comfortable In the knowledge

    that he can identify any inhabitant species he may encounter.

Authors


  •   Ballard, Susan (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2008

Citation


  • Ballard, S. (2008). Car boot libraries. Junctures: the journal for thematic dialogue, (10), 78-90.

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1447&context=creartspapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/creartspapers/439

Number Of Pages


  • 12

Start Page


  • 78

End Page


  • 90

Issue


  • 10

Place Of Publication


  • http://www.junctures.org/index.php/junctures/issue/view/12/showToc

Abstract


  • The Ecologic Foundation of New Zealand has recently advised drivers to not "use your car

    boot for permanent storage. The extra weight exacts Its pnce In extra fuel consumption.

    Despite the warning, the Australian naturalist Merilyn T Grey keeps. a car-boot library. for

    use on field trips.2 Grey is particularly interested in threatened specles such as the Squirrel

    Glider, Brush-tailed Phascogale, Regent Honeyeater, Swift Parrot, Pink-Tailed Worm-Lizard

    and the Woodland Blind Snake, who all live in South Australia's Box-lronb.ark country. With

    his car boot library Grey is able to travel into the wilderness comfortable In the knowledge

    that he can identify any inhabitant species he may encounter.

Authors


  •   Ballard, Susan (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2008

Citation


  • Ballard, S. (2008). Car boot libraries. Junctures: the journal for thematic dialogue, (10), 78-90.

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1447&context=creartspapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/creartspapers/439

Number Of Pages


  • 12

Start Page


  • 78

End Page


  • 90

Issue


  • 10

Place Of Publication


  • http://www.junctures.org/index.php/junctures/issue/view/12/showToc