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New Advisory Member Joins Waikato RiverCare

Waikato RiverCare is pleased to welcome a new Advisory Member to the team, Don Scarlet.

Don is Mighty River Power's Key Relationships Manager and has considerable experience and knowledge on current environmental issues. He is a ‘go to man’ with an impressive network of contacts developed over 27 years working in the Waikato region. Don is an active member of a number of community environmental interest groups and has acted as an environmental advocate and chair of action groups in his local community. He is a Trustee of the Waikato Catchment Ecological Enhancement Trust, Secretary of the National wetland Trust, Chair of ROTAB Investments (the Raukawa Trust Board’s Asset holding company), was a Crown Appointee on the Guardians Establishment Committee and is a director of Hamilton Waikato Tourism.

Don is passionate about getting communities involved in environmental projects and has had a long association with Waikato RiverCare. His support and advice particularly in developing partnerships has enabled Waikato RiverCare to successfully increase its effectiveness and project involvement on the lower Waikato River.

In his Advisory role, Don will bring his considerable experience in riparian restoration to assist Waikato RiverCare in restoring the banks of the lower Waikato River, increasing biodiversity and enhancing the mauri of our great river.

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