Professor David Lindenmayer
This award was presented to Prof Lindenmayer for his outstanding contribution to conservation, and his tireless advocacy for Victoria’s tall forests and their wildlife, including the critically endangered Leadbeater's Possum. Professor Lindenmayer is an Australian scientist and academic. He is an expert in landscape ecology, conservation and biodiversity.
His areas of expertise also include environmental management, forestry management and environment, terrestrial ecology, wildlife and habitat management, environmental monitoring, forestry fire management, natural resource management, zoology and forestry sciences.