Welcoming Mitch McMaster to the Fishcare Staff Team
Fishcare Victoria is very excited to be able to welcome past Fishcare Volunteer and Deakin Marine Biology student Mitchell McMaster to the Fishcare Victoria staff team.
Mitch is our new Geelong & Bellarine Facilitator and has a background in Environmental Science majoring in Marine Biology, which he studied at Deakin University in Warrnambool. This degree allowed him to foster and focus his passion for promoting and improving sustainable fishing practices while aiming to maintain and develop freshwater and estuarine management plans. In order to gain knowledge and experience, Mitch has dedicated significant time to numerous non for profit organisations around Victoria including Estuary Watch, Coast Care Land Care, Science in Schools and of Course Fishcare Victoria. He has been a part of our organisation for nearly five years and in such time has helped complete the Litter Dispersal project on the Hopkins and Merri River in and around Warrnambool, has acted as the secretary for the South-West group, participated and coordinated numerous events across the entire state and most recently attended the Vic Fish Kids program running the the knot tying tent.
He looks forward to the challenges that the new position throws at him while also improving the Geelong Bellarine Group by recruiting volunteers and developing rapport with stakeholders and community groups to achieve positive on ground outcomes. If you would like to reach out to Mitch you can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org