Expert on water to speak
Lakes and Waterways Action Group host Dr Mike Joy will present Freshwater policy failures; a freshwater ecologist’s view on Thursday, October 18.
Mike recently joined Victoria University’s Institute for Governance and Policy Studies in Wellington after many years as senior lecturer in ecology and environmental science at Massey University.
After seeing first-hand the decline in freshwater health, Mike became an outspoken advocate for environmental protection.
His work at the interface of science and policy aims to strengthen connections between science, policy and real outcomes to address multiple environmental issues facing New Zealand.
As well as receiving a number of awards, Mike has published numerous papers in scientific journals, many international, articles and op-eds for newspapers and magazines.
He has written reports for regional councils and Ministry for the Environment, and developed a number of bioassessment tools and associated software used by many North Island regional councils.
All are welcome to attend his presentation at 5.30 pm at Lake Taupo¯ Rotary Club, 12 Story Pl.