Rosemary Snowdon

Environmental Scientist. Rosemary graduated from Mount St Benedict in 1993. She completed a Bachelor of Science at the University of Sydney in 1996, majoring in Ecology and Environmental Geography. After a year working with Geographic Information Systems, Rosemary returned to the University of Sydney to undertake a Graduate Diploma of Environmental Science followed by a Master of Science (2001). Her research thesis is titled "The geochemistry of soils in the Iron Cove catchment". She has published her findings in The Australian Journal of Soil Research and Water, Air and Soil Pollution.

Rosemary has worked for both private and government agencies as a Water and Soil Scientist. She has also been involved in Environmental Planning and construction compliance for road and water infrastructure and residential and industrial developments. Rosemary is currently working part time for a private consultancy specialising in botanical conservation assessment and developing and implementing optimal conservation strategies. She works closely with community groups, fauna consultants, town planners, geologists, engineers, lawyers, land developers and mining companies in planning and implementing optimal conservation strategies as part of the sustainable development of sites.

Rosemary resides in Sydney with her husband Greg and three children, Sophia, Liam and Lilian.

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