Damian R. Michael

Senior Research Officer, Australian National University

I am a Senior Manager and Research Ecologist with the Fenner School of Environment and Society, The Australian National University. I manage long-term biodiversity monitoring programs in south-eastern Australia, focusing on improving biodiversity conservation outcomes in farming landscapes. My PhD research focused on herpetology and the ecology and conservation of rocky outcrop ecosystems in agricultural landscapes. Author of Rocky Outcrops in Australia: Ecology, Conservation and Management and Reptiles of the NSW Murray Catchment: A guide to their Identification, Ecology and Management.


  • –present
    Senior Research Officer Ecologist, Australian National University


  • 2010 
    The Australian National University , PhD