Angus Melpi

Began work: 2001 Country - Manthathpe

About Me

Duties:

  • Senior Ranger – Research
  • Weed management – spraying Mimosa, Mission grass, Gamba grass, Bellyache bush, Rubber bush
  • Feral animal survey and eradication
  • Quarantine work with NAQS checking blood, meat
  • Track clearing
  • ENI Bore monitoring
  • Maintain vehicles and equipment
  • Boat patrol – check on fishing boats
  • Fisheries survey and biological testing NTG Fisheries
  • Taking traditional owners out on country
  • Clearing up outstations
  • Building crocodile traps
  • Marine debris
  • Recycling
  • Research and manage Kakadu plum wild harvest – mi marral
  • Erect signs on Aboriginal land, check visitors for permits
  • Prescribed burning
  • Planning with traditional owners, Government agencies

 

Highlights of job

·       Boat patrol

·       Spraying mimosa

·       Mi marral (Kakadu plum) harvest and community education

 

Goals

·       Mi Marral research – marking and monitoring trees

·       Mi marral research - knowledge sharing

  • Training   USI ZGY2SHU2MU      BI Student number              10048149 Date Completed
    Drivers licence C
    First Aid 2016
    Gun training Firearms licence current
    Coxswains 2016
    Quad bikes 2016
    Chainsaws 2016
    4WD 2015
    SMARTRAIN – Chem level 3 2012
    Certificate II CLM 2016

     

    Training plan
    Complete Certificate III CLM
    Refresh previous training - Chainsaw, 4WD, Chemicals and weeds, Fire