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Posted on 13 August 2018

Using Drones for Weed Management

Using Drones for Weed Management

An area I do a lot of work in is weed management – a field I can see huge potential for the use of drones. I would love to use a similar approach to release biological control agents, such as the lantana bugmite, on sites I am currently working on that have poor and/or unsafe ground access.

Posted on 05 August 2018

Tagai Students Get a Taste of Drones

Tagai Students Get a Taste of Drones

​I have taught in a few different schools in my teaching career, but last week I got to travel to one of the most northern parts of Australia, Thursday Island, Torres Strait. The students from Tagai State College are spread across the Torres Strait, with one student travelling by helicopter from Porum Island (Coconut Island). There were students from as far as Sabai, an island only 8kms south of Papua New Guinea. While primary school students were ferried over from Horn Island each day.

Posted on 19 July 2018

My First Drone 'Mission'

My First Drone 'Mission'

This week I am sharing the story of my first proper drone ‘mission’ since obtaining my Remote Pilot Licence and buying a Mavic Air, earlier this year.

Posted on 15 July 2018

A Little Regression for Progression

A Little Regression for Progression

​On the eve of children going back to school for term 3 (in QLD), parents everywhere are no doubt looking forward to the house filled with less mess, conflict and negotiation; yet it’s these critical skills they learn whilst away from school that are important for their future.

Posted on 03 July 2018

Drones doing their part for Plastic Free July

Drones doing their part for Plastic Free July

When someone says ‘drone’,what comes to your mind? A little quadcopter with four rotors flying through the air, am I right? Drones aren’t just little aircraft flying through the air – they can be ground rovers or even submersible aquatic drones.

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