Susan Walker

Susan Walker is a terrestrial ecologist with the Crown Research Institute Manaaki Whenua–Landcare Research in Dunedin.

Her background is in plant ecology, but has extended over the years to what’s needed to sustain indigenous ecosystems and biodiversity more generally, including under a warming climate. She has a particular research interests in the ecology of modified inland South Island drylands, large-scale long-term changes in indigenous birds, conservation planning, the effects of land reform (e.g. South island High Country tenure review), land use change, and other topics at the interface of ecology and environmental policy.

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