With over 25 years of field experience as an ecologist, Craig’s encyclopaedic knowledge of fauna, flora, vegetation and landscape management is highly regarded within government, industry, the scientific and local community. Craig has extensive experience in:
His collections of numerous specimens including land snails, reptiles, frogs, scorpions, burrowing cockroaches, spiders, slaters, fairy shrimps and plants are lodged with the Queensland Museum, Queensland Herbarium and other national and international institutions.
Richard has over 40 years of experience in the field of fauna and flora surveys, including detecting, trapping and the safe handling of a diversity of terrestrial vertebrates throughout Queensland. Richard has extensive experience in:
Meryl has a strong natural resource, community engagement and strategic planning background. Within the past 25 years Meryl has worked in regional Queensland for community groups, local and state government agencies, a large integrated energy company and successfully run her own businesses. She has also chaired many community committees and is currently a Board Member of the Outback Queensland Tourism Association. Her experience includes:
Rose graduated in 2009 from James Cook University with a Bachelor of Science (Botany). With her extensive knowledge in the fields of biology, environmental and natural sciences, Rosamund is a valued BOOBOOK employee. Her experience includes:
Lynda has over 35 years working with and engaging rural communities and over 10 years of isolated and remote area field work experience. Lynda assists with flora and fauna surveys and habitat, waterway and land condition assessments. She has expertise in:
Elizah has had a wide range of administration experience and prides herself on her excellent organisational skills. In her role with BOOBOOK, Elizah provides administration assistance to the flora and fauna team on a day to day basis.
Julia is currently studying a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Zoology at the University of New England. While undergoing a conservation internship in 2016 within Tortuguero National Park in Costa Rica, Julia gained biological assessment surveying and identification experience in one of the most biodiverse ecosystems in the world. Her role in BOOBOOK includes:
• Providing technical assistance with flora and fauna surveys
• Field data recording
• Vegetation mapping
• Specimen collection/curation