Event & Project Management
Charlie has a strong history of delivering a range of community-based sustainability projects and events, to a variety of organizations and people. These include land-care organizations, community gardens, local councils and community education initiatives as well as landholders.
Projects and events have spanned conservation, Landcare, community streetscapes, research and evaluation, sense of place and cultural celebrations. Charlie combines practical knowledge with the ability to ask important questions brings innovation and imagination to his work, believing that learning from experience is key, along with applying new ideas. Ultimately, Charlie believes that projects succeed when people are understood, engaged and inspired.
Current and recent projects include Aboriginal cultural events, biodiversity alliance events, the creation of Bellingen High Community Garden, bush regeneration of Western End of Bellingen Island Lowland Rainforest (Endangered Ecological Community), and the coordination of Jaliigirr Biodiversity Alliance project and Jaliigirr Sense of Place Projects.
Jaliigirr Biodiversity Alliance
Great Eastern Ranges
2012 - 2014
The Jaliigirr Biodiversity Alliance supports the voluntary contributions of 19 organisations, landholders and community and Aboriginal community, to improve and protect the biodiversity of the diverse landscapes between the Dorrigo Plateau, the hinterland and the coastal plains of the mid north coast of New South Wales. This Alliance encompasses the geographic area of Coffs Harbour, Bellingen, Upper Nymboida -Dorrigo Plateau, covering a catchment area of 337,000 hectares, stretching from the plateau to the coast and including an altitudinal range of 1564 metres.
The Alliance exists predominantly within the Gumbaynggirr Aboriginal Nation and recognizes and appreciates the involvement of Aboriginal communities in the Gumbaynggirr Nation.
About the project