Credentials - Dr Wendy Seabrook

Relevant Experience

  1. Hill Top Farm - demonstration site and education center for Learning from Nature (2009 – present).
  2. Advisory services and training - ecological and regenerative agriculture (2010 - present)
  3. Landcare Coordinator - Cape York Peninsula Landcare Program, Qld (2005 - 2009).
  4. Catchment Manager - Bungawalbin Catchment Management, NSW (2001 - 2005).
  5. Organic farmer – commercial mixed orchard and strawberry production (1995 – 2004 p/t), NSW, Australia.
  6. Conference Coordinator - Australasian Council on Tree and Nut Crops International Conference 1995. Developed and coordinated the program and marketing for a three-day national conference. Concurrent workshops, international presenters.
  7. Senior Conservation Officer - Queensland Environmental Protection Agency (1993 – 1994).
  8. Research Officer - Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (UK) (1987).
  9. Conservation Officer - World Wide Fund for Nature, Aldabra Atoll World Heritage Site (1985 – 1987).
  10. Research Assistant - Institute of Terrestrial Ecology, Scotland (1984 – 1985).

Relevant Qualifications

  1. Ph.D Ecology, University of Sydney 1989-93.
  2. M.Sc. Ecology University of Aberdeen, Scotland. 1983-84.
  3. B.Sc. (Hons.) Ecology University of Central London 1980-83.
  4. Diploma in Permaculture 2014.
  5. Forest Garden Design Intensive with Dave Jacke  2013.
  6. Permaculture Design Certificate 2010.
  7. Continuous Improvement and Innovation,2007, Queensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries.
  8. Building Rural Leaders Program, 2006, Queensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries.
  9. Certificate III – Organic Agriculture, Sub-tropical fruit production and Integrated Pest Management (1997-9).
  10. ‘Leading and Facilitating Groups’ and ‘Conflict Management and Negotiation’ 2007, Centre for Rural & Regional Innovation – University of Queensland.

Relevant Publications

  1. Ecological Farming Handbook 2019.
  2. The No-Mowers Food Grower’s Guide 2013 – Australian Government Healthy Communities Program.
  3. Online learning resources for NSW TAFE: Introduction to Soils,  Plant Nutrition, Natural Area Regeneration, Environmental Awareness, Environmental Awareness and Applications, Ecosystem Management and Sustainable Production.
  4. Going Organic Magazine (1997 – 2002 p/t) – Edited quarterly magazine for Tweed Richmond Organic Producer’s Organisation.  Magazine distributed to members and retail outlets across northern NSW.
  5. Organic Guide to Australia (2002) – A guide to Australian organic retailers, restaurants and home delivery services published by Grass Roots Publications.  Available in all major bookstores throughout Australia.