Working with Forest Science Unit of the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries, Dear Leader will be DBSC's representative in the Biodiversity Unit's, research into large-footed Myotis, also known as fishing bat.
During April there will be scientific instruments placed at the club to pick up the high-frequency calling of this threatened species. Please be aware that sophisticated recording equipment left at the club, most likely the deck, should not be touched.
Speaking about DBSC's contribution, Dear Leader enthused:
"If there is one thing we learnt last Saturday, it is the importance of being green. Malcolm and Lucy have encouraged me since leaving the mining industry to focus on the environment. They reinforced the view at our dear friend's, LKY, funeral this week."
David Attenborough later said,
"This is an important piece of research, and we will be monitoring the work done at DBSC. Ideally, we have another species that needs investigation in the locality - visitors to The Island who on return to dry land tend to want to mate outside the roller door to the club. Hopefully the noise from this introduced species will not affect the recordings of the fishing bats"