Email Cheryl

+61 8 9405 5150

+61 8 9306 1641
Street Address
Wildlife Place, Woodvale WA 6026, Australia
Postal Address
Locked Bag 104, Bentley Delivery Centre WA 6983, Australia


Research scientist researching island conservation planning systems for islands along the Pilbara coast.


Wildlife management, invasive species, human-dimensions of wildlife, island biosecurity, community ecology, decision-making systems, conservation planning.


Decision support system for prioritising and implementing biosecurity on Western Australia's islands (2012-2017).

Publications (21)

Departmental Publications (11)

Found 11 items


Lohr M, Lohr C (2016). Weeds on Western Australia's islands: a historical database with records spanning from 1913 to 2014. Available at

Lohr MT, Lohr CA, Keighery G, Long V (2016). The status and distribution of non-native plants on the gazetted and territorial islands off the north coast of Western Australia. Conservation Science Western Australia 10, pp. 1–74


Lohr C (2015). Decision support software for prioritising management actions on Western Australia’s islands. Available at 82/2015, 2 p.

Lohr C, Passeretto K, Lohr M, Keighery G (2015). Prioritising weed management activities on islands along the Pilbara coastline, Western Australia. Heliyon 1, pp. 1–22

Lohr C, van Dongen R, Huntley B, Gibson L, Morris, K (2015). Remotely monitoring change in vegetation cover on the Montebello islands, Western Australia, in response to introduced rodent eradication. PLoS One 9, pp. 1–14

Lohr C, Wenger A, Woodberry O, Pressey B, Morris K (2015). Estimating biosecurity risk from introduced fauna for Pilbara islands using Bayesian Belief Networks (ABSTRACT). In Australasian Wildlife Management Society 28th Annual Conference: Wildlife Management in a Changing Environment, 23-26 November, 2015, Perth, Western Australia: Book of Abstracts p. 94

Lohr C, Woodberry O, Wenger A, Morris K, Pressey B (2015). Biosecurity risk from introduced wildlife for Pilbara islands. PowerPoint presentation at 2015 AWMS Annual Conference: Wildlife Management in a Changing Environment: 23-26 November 2015, Mercure Hotel, Perth WA. 9 p.

Woodberry O, Lohr C, Wenger A, Morris K, Pressey B (2015). Biosecurity risk from introduced wildlife for Pilbara islands. PowerPoint presentation at Seventh Annual Conference of the Australasian Bayesian Network Modelling Society (ABNMS2015): November 25-26, 2015, Monash University, Caulfield, Melbourne. 20 p.


Lohr C, van Dongen R, Huntley B, Gibson L, Morris K (2014). Vegetation change on the Montebello islands before and after rodent eradications and native fauna reintroductions (ABSTRACT). In Island Arks Symposium III: Program & Guide pp. 41–42

Pressey B, Brotánková J, Craigie I, Gibson L, Hall S, Hicks J et al. [Lohr C, Morris K] (2014). Conservation in paradise: prioritising management actions on islands in tropical Australia (ABSTRACT). In Island Arks Symposium III: Program & Guide p. 27


Lohr C (2013). 100 years of biodiversity data put to work. Landscope 29(1), pp. 6–8

Additional Publications (10)

(“In press” and draft publications, or those published while employed elsewhere.)


Hetherington C, Algar D, Mills H, Bencini R (2007). Increasing the target-specificity of ERADICAT® for feral cat (Felis catus) control by encapsulating a toxicant. Wildlife Research 34, pp. 467-471


Lohr C, Mills H, Robertson H, Bencini R (2009). Suprelorin® implants control fertility in urban brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) without impacting negatively on their body condition index. Wildlife Research, 36, pp 324-332


Lohr C, Esmaili T, Mills H, Bencini R (2011) Estimating the age structure of an urban population of brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) by comparing tooth wear and cementum lines. Australian Mammalogy, 33, pp 52-56


Lohr C, Cox L, Lepczyk C (2012) Costs and Benefits of Trap-Neuter-Release and Euthanasia for Removal of Urban Cats in Oahu, Hawaii. Conservation Biology, 27, pp 64-73

Lohr C, Cox L, Lepczyk C (2012). Patterns of hypothetical wildlife management priorities as generated by consensus convergence models with ordinal ranked data. Journal of Environmental Management, 113, pp. 237-243.


Lohr C, Lepczyk C (2013). Desires and Management Preferences of Stakeholders Regarding Feral Cats in the Hawaiian Islands. Conservation Biology, 28, pp. 392-403


Lohr C, Lepczyk C, Cox L (2014). Identifying people’s most preferred management technique for feral cats in Hawaii. Human-Wildlife Interactions, 8, pp. 56-66.

Lohr C, Lepczyk C, Johnson E (2014). The Islands Are Different: Human Perceptions of Game Species in Hawaii. Environmental Management, 54, pp. 814-827.


Lohr C, Hone J, Bode M, Dickman CR, Wenger A, Pressey RL (2017). Modeling dynamics of native and invasive species to guide prioritization of management actions. Ecosphere 8(5): e01822.

Lohr C, Baker CM, Bode M, Pressey RL. (In Press). What’s next on the list? Prioritising management actions on Australia’s islands. In "Australian Islands: Advances And Solutions In Island Conservation Research, Management And Education, editors D Moro, D Ball S Bryant. CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, Australia.