St Clair, Dunedin
Otago Southland Conservation and Volunteer Manager Forest and Bird. Ecological and planning background with involvement in collaborative working groups, including MAF’s Paua 5 Management Group, biodiversity and high country forums, the Mackenzie Collaborative Forum and the Waituna Lagoon Stakeholders working groups. Recreational Diver and Kayaker.
“I see this collaborative approach as our best chance to collect many views and using community knowledge and science develop a consensus on a network of protected areas, using Mataitai, Taiapure, marine reserves and a range of management tools, to help restore and protect Otago’s ocean life.”