Welcoming new Advisory Committee members and a new Project Manager!

The Rehabilitating Roe 8 project welcomes three new Advisory Committee members: Gavin Waugh, Leah Knapp and Dr Stephanie Hing. Adam Peck takes on the role of Project Manager.

Gavin Waugh – The Wetlands Centre, Cockburn

Gavin is a representative from The Wetlands Centre, Cockburn and excited to be apart of the Rehabilitating Roe 8 Advisory Committee.

Leah Knapp – Coolbellup Community Association

Leah is a resident of Coolbellup and is passionate about conservation and sustainability. She works at Murdoch University as Head of Sustainability and has been involved in numerous restoration projects. Leah was involved in the campaign to stop Roe 8 and is keen to represent the Coolbellup Community Association and contribute to the Rehabilitating Roe 8 Advisory Committee.

Dr Stephanie Hing – Community Member Representative

Stephanie is a long-time supporter of the No Roe 8 campaign and has continually volunteered her time towards restoration efforts within the corridor and other local environmental non-for-profit organisations. She is a local resident and has experience as a research scientist working in conservation in the south-west WA. Stephanie is passionate about Rehabilitating Roe 8 and is eager to be a Community representative on the Advisory Committee.

On behalf of the Rehabilitating Roe 8 project and the Advisory Committee, we would also like to thank Kim Dravnieks (Community representative), Rachel Standish (PURSAC representative) and Angela Jakob (Coolbellup Community Association representative) for their ongoing efforts and contribution to the project.

Adam Peck, Rehabilitating Roe 8 Project Manager.

Adam has lived in Hamilton Hill for 20 years. He has worked for the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions in a number of roles, including revegetation research. He also worked at BirdLife Australia for five years, focusing on WA’s threatened Black-Cockatoos and citizen science projects such as The Great Cocky Count. Having taken part in the campaign to save the Roe 8 corridor’s bushland, he is happy to be taking on this role and continuing the great work done to date.

Adam Peck (Rehabilitating Roe 8 – Project Manager) holding a baby Black Cockatoo.