Advocating for the natural world

Professor Kath Bowmer

Professor Kath Bowmer

by Institute Advisory Board member Prof Kathleen Bowmer

Now I’ve finally retired from the academic and scientific rat-race I have the luxury of reflecting on a career of over forty years in natural resource management. It’s been a roller-coaster ride to maintain the energy and credibility needed to support my region and its communities in water science and policy. Fortunately several colleagues, particularly Geoff Syme and Blair Nancarrow, provided early grounding in socio-economic disciplines to add to my background in biophysical sciences; and chairing a river management committee over five years ensured some close encounters with a diversity of stakeholders. Read more of this post

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