Ecologist, Associate Principal
Tel: +64 9 358 8648
Master of Science (Environmental Science) University of Auckland
Bachelor of Science (Ecology and Chemistry) University of Otago
NZ Ecological Society
Society for Research on Reptiles and Amphibians in New Zealand (SRARNZ)
Certified Environmental Practitioner (Ecology) Environmental Institute of Australia and New Zealand (CEnvP)
Katherine Muchna is an ecologist with over thirteen years’ experience including a diverse range of both terrestrial and freshwater based projects in energy generation (wind, hydro power), mining (gold and coal), urban development (subdivision and large scale housing development), industrial (dairy), roading and local and national government biodiversity projects.
Katherine’s terrestrial ecology experience includes herpetofauna and avian inventory surveys, lizard habitat use and quality assessment, environmental impact assessment, lizard habitat restoration and management. Katherine also has extensive experience in ecological surveys, compliance monitoring and impact assessments within the freshwater environment. Katherine has a particular interest in research of new tools and technologies with a conservation focus.