Mark Waud with the training group in Cairns. Photo from CCNet newsletter, July 2014
With much appreciated support from The Nature Conservancy, Mark Waud was able to join a training course for Conservation Coaches outside Cairns. Mark was introduced to Open Standards and CAP through his work as Co-ordinator with the Oyster Harbour Catchment Group, and has been involved in development of Conservation Action Plans the Ranges Link and Stirlings to Many Peaks sections of Gondwana Link. Always quick on the uptake, he now adds formal training to his innate ability to use the planning tools. Mark was joined in the training by delegates from Traditional owner groups across northern Australia and from Mongolia, Micronesia, Vietnam and Indonesia.