Kathy has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Management) from Edith Cowan University, Western Australia.
Kathy gained experience in the trapping and management of threatened species, reintroduction of threatened flora and fauna as well as feral animal control while working as an ecologist for the Department of Environment and Conservation, Western Australia (DEC). She is a keen member of the Field Naturalist Club of Victoria and has participated in many of their field trips since moving to Victoria in 2009.
While with Abzeco, Kathy has been project manager on a range of GIS mapping projects including weed mapping in the Grampians and Westerfolds Park for Parks Victoria, EVC mapping for HVP Plantations and more recently the joint DEPI and Parks Victoria post-fire vegetation monitoring projects. Kathy has written many reports for Abzeco on flora, fauna survey and net gain implications for proposed developments.
- Biodiversity Project in Kakadu.
- Land Management Plan for Wimmera Region.
- Pest Control Management for Hunter Valley.
- Land Development Advice for Outer Melbourne Area.