“We are going to have 100% per cent renewable electricity. It is going to happen. The question is whether it is sooner or later” says Professor Andrew Blakers. Our March Environment Exchange was on Using Read more →
Rod has been involved with the Conservation Council since 1994 and the environment movement since 1983. He has a specific in interest in reserve management but is willing to embrace any environmental issue of importance. He is the Conservation Council’s President, elected October 2015, having previously being Treasurer from 1995 and 2001 and then again from 2008 to 2013, then Vice-President 2013-15.
He has been a national council member of the Australian Conservation Foundation; a member of an ACT ministerial environmental advisory group; has chaired the ACT Environment Grants sub-committee; sat on governmental committees on landcare and reserves; and was a major contributor to the ACT Environmental Law Handbook. He has been treasurer of the Environmental Defender’s Office and the Canberra branch of the ACF and is the immediate past-President of the National Parks Association of the ACT. He is also Vice-President of the National Parks Australia Council.
Rod has a passion for bushwalking and is a very poor “twitcher”. He also runs.
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3 Apr 2017
Proposed kangaroo management changes
23 Mar 2017
Proposed kangaroo management changes The Conservator for Flora and Fauna has declared the Eastern Grey Kangaroo as a controlled native species under the Nature Conservation Act 2014 and consequently has also prepared an Eastern Grey Kangaroo: Draft Controlled Species Read more →
Yellow Box Dispatch – March 2017
10 Mar 2017
Yellow Box Dispatch — March 2017 Trees, waste, plastics, climate change The Bush Capital is a great place to be and to live so that’s why we have so many people involved in caring Read more →
Mature Native Trees: Pillars of Biodiversity
8 Mar 2017
Mature Native Trees: Pillars of Biodiversity “We literally cannot live without trees” Darren Le Roux, Environmental Project Officer, ACT Parks and Conservation Service The nomination of “Loss of Native Hollow-bearing Trees”, as a threatening process Read more →
Waste market sounding encouraging greenhouse gases?
22 Feb 2017
The ACT Government’s ‘market sounding’ on waste does not prioritise reducing waste or increasing recycling while providing support for incineration or biogas or other greenhouse gas emitting ‘energy from waste’ proposals. Energy from waste is Read more →
Joy Burch speaks on Foy proposal and resident follow up letter
20 Feb 2017
Hello Joy, I was very heartened to see you speak in the Assembly Wednesday 15 February 2017 expressing your concerns with the FOY proposal in Hume. I’m not sure how much you and your staff Read more →