Mel Galbraith - new Council memberSubmitted by Ingrid Hutzler on Mon, 23/06/2014 - 11:09
Mel has been a member of OSNZ since 1970, and is currently the Regional Representative for Auckland. He is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Natural Sciences, Unitec Institute of Technology (Auckland), teaching ecology, biodiversity, biosecurity and restoration ecology within the Biodiversity Management major of an applied science degree. Mel has been an active participant in the ecological restoration of Tiritiri Matangi Island since the project’s initiation in 1984, and he also contributes to a number of other ecological projects, particularly the Miranda Naturalists’ Trust and Motu Kaikoura Trust (Hauraki Gulf). Mel is also active in the New Zealand Ecological Society, and is currently serving on the Council as the Immediate Past President.