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Dr Jane Roots

Jane has been working in catchment management and river restoration In Australia since 1995. She worked for the Murray-Darling Basin Commission in Canberra for seven years where she was Manager of the Lake Victoria Project and later, Executive Officer of the Community Advisory Committee of the Murray-Darling Basin Ministerial Council. In 2002 Jane work for 3 years on floodplain restoration projects in South Australia that included the first River Red Gum watering project on the Chowilla Floodplain. She has since returned to North East Victoria to manage an inaugural River Tender project and in 2013 completed her PhD, whilst working on the Commonwealth Environmental Water Office’s Long Term Intervention Monitoring Project with the Murray-Darling Freshwater Research Centre. In 2015, Jane joined the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning as Program Manager Biodiversity for the Hume Region.