Arthur Rylah Institute
Welcome to the Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research (ARI) home page. ARI is a leading centre for applied ecological research, located in Heidelberg, Melbourne.
We are the biodiversity research base for the Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) in Victoria.
See our pages for information on the Institute, research projects and publications, including reports available to download and links to journal articles. Subscribe to our eNews.
Electrofishing technology - world first use in estuaries
In collaboration with German company Hans Grassl, ARI has developed innovative electrofishing technology that is capable of being used in estuaries.
Hattah-Kulkyne lakes: fox control and monitoring predation on turtle eggs
ARI is working with the Mallee Catchment Management Authority to implement a fox control strategy within this internationally recognised area. Monitoring will determine whether there is a reduction in the predation of turtle eggs.