VNPA's Nature Conservation Report (2014)


presented by Matt Ruchel at NITD conference, Bendigo

View Matt Ruchel's Biography

Matt Ruchel is an environmental policy maker and CEO of the Victorian National Parks Association (VNPA) based in Melbourne.

Matt Ruchel’s presentation on VNPA’s 4th Nature Conservation Report at NITD conference in Bendigo, 2014

This latest report presents the most recent overview on conservation affairs - primarily in Victoria. It synthesises commissioned reviews, supplemented by information from a wide range of other publications, and with recommendations developed by a VNPA reference group.

Download the report here.

Matt Ruchel's presentation slides

Matt Ruchel has been Executive Director of the VNPA since 2007 and has a strong background in environmental policy. He has worked in the non-government environmental policy areas in the state, national and international arena for over 20 years.

Matt has held senior positions in leading international and national conservation organisations and in local government. He brings exceptional strategic planning skills to his role at VNPA and his experience is invaluable in coordinating staff and campaigns, as well as liaising with government and industry at all levels and a range of interest groups.