Nick Edgar

Nick Edgar has a background in applied freshwater management, with past research efforts focused on improving the water quality of lake ecosystems.  Nick has worked as an environmental scientist for regional government (Waikato Regional Council), as a natural resource specialist in academia (Central Queensland University, Australia) and as a research manager for the NZ Landcare Trust.  

Nick has been the chief executive of the NZ Landcare Trust since 2007 and has been involved in a range of catchment management and biodiversity projects and initiatives in New Zealand and internationally.   Nick has a keen interest in citizen science, in particular, working with farmers and communities to implement practical land and water management projects.