Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Colin Meurk

Colin Meurk
Position: Researcher
Team: Biodiversity and Conservation
Location: Lincoln
P.O. Box 69040
Lincoln 7640
Phone: +64 3 321 9740
Fax: +64 3 321 9998

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Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Otago
    PhD Botany
    1982
  • Canterbury
    BSc(Hons) Botany
    1969

Publications

Publications

  • Stewart G, Meurk CD 2011. Citizen involvement in urban biodiversity conservation - opportunities and obstacles in New Zealand. Proceedings: 25th International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB): "Engaging Society in Conservation", Auckland, 5-9 December 2011. Pp. p. 93. http://www.conbio.org/Activities/Meetings/2011/program/ICCB2011_Programme_web.pdf (Conference Proceedings, 2011)
  • Meurk CD, Stewart G 2011. A greenprint for re-building a biodiverse garden city: post 2010/2011 earthquake. Proceedings: 25th International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB): "Engaging Society in Conservation", Auckland, 5-9 December 2011. Pp. p. 93. http://www.conbio.org/Activities/Meetings/2011/program/ICCB2011_Programme_web.pdf (Conference Proceedings, 2011)
  • Landcare Research 2011. Landcare Research submission on the draft Central City Plan. (Other, 2011)
  • Facebook page: Campbell Island Bicentennial Expedition (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Campbell-Island-Bicentennial-Expedition/120035378043711) (Web Page, 2011)
  • A blog on the 50° South Trust Campbell Island Bicentennial Expedition 2010 (CIBE 2010) http://www.50south.org.nz/campbell-island/the_journey (Web Page, 2011)
  • Meurk CD, Given D 2010. The urban environment is a force for biodiversity - a New Zealand perspective. In: Spellerberg I, Slowik J, Mühlenberg M, Dgebuadze YY ed. Biological diversity and nature conservation: theory and practice for teaching. Moscow, KMK Scientific Press Ltd. Pp. 246–266. (Book Section, 2010)
  • Meurk C 2010. Living shelter is an ecosystem. Indigena(November): 16-19. (Journal Article, 2010)
  • Meurk C, Swaffield S, Hall G 2005. [Abstract] Cities and complex landscapes - part 2 : design directions, landscape configurations and biodiversity opportunities. Meaning and design of nature for the urban built environment, 24-26 August, 2005, Lincoln University : programme and abstracts. Lincoln, [The Conference]. Pp. 24-25. (Book Section, 2005)

Memberships

Memberships

  • Ecological Advisor, Lincoln Envirotown Trust
  • Trustee, Otamahua/Quail Island Restoration Trust
  • Convenor, New Zealand Biodiversity Recording Network (NZBRN)
  • Committee Member, Canterbury Biodiversity Strategy Steering Group
  • Ecological Advisor and Committee Member, Te Ara Kākāriki: Greenway Canterbury
  • Convenor, Christchurch Biodiversity Partnership
  • Subcommittee Member, Sustainable Otautahi-Christchurch Trust (Urban Landscapes Group)
  • Member, Greening Waipara Project
  • Trustee, 50° South Trust
  • Member, Environmental Reference Group (ERG), Bathurst Resources

Skills

Skills

  • Christchurch City Council secondment
  • Conservation
  • Ecological Advisor
  • Ecological Restoration
  • Land Management
  • Landscape Ecology
  • Plant and vegetation ecology
  • Plants
  • Subantarctic Islands
  • Urban Ecology