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Friends of Westgate Park

Friends of Westgate Park are a dedicated group of volunteers who have transformed Westgate Park into a biodiversity oasis over the past 17 years.

FoWP member Janet Bolitho is the organiser and contact person for this workshop.

Dr Luis Mata 

Luis is a Research Fellow with RMIT University's Interdisciplinary Conservation Science Research Group. He works as part of the National Environmental Science Programme - Clean Air and Urban Landscapes Hub, where he is contributing to The Shared Urban Habitat, a research project looking at addressing the broad question of how humans can effectively share the urban habitat with other species. He is particularly interested in developing a protocol for bringing nature back into cities through reintroductions and ecological replacements. He is also conducting research for The Little Things that Run The City, an insect ecology and conservation project exploring how Melbourne’s green spaces support insect biodiversity and ecosystem health. He is researcher in RMIT’s Centre for Urban Research and an Associate Member of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions (CEED).


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