Mike is a director of Environmental Restoration (ERL) with 15 years of experience in environmental research and technical advisory roles working on a wide range of projects with councils, landowners, trusts and government departments. Mike specialises in setting up planting and weed control trials, monitoring of performance, managing databases and technical reporting across a range of indigenous plant ecosystems including forests, wetlands, geothermal landscapes and coastal dunes across New Zealand.
Monitoring your coastcare project
Michael will demonstrate the community-based guidelines to assess the state of your coastal dune project at the Aotea Coastal Walkway restoration site. This method has been developed as an easy-to-use method for quantifying the vegetation cover and profile of sand dunes to monitor he performance of restoration programmes.