Dr Cassia Read Lecturer Outdoor and Environment Ed (TF), OD & Enviro Educ

Cassia Lucas teaches subjects relating to ecology and environmental science in the Outdoor Environmental Education department at La Trobe University. An innovative and cross-disciplinary researcher and educator, with a background in ecology and garden design, Cassia has diverse experience in the university, government, ngo and private sectors. She draws on a rich breadth of skills in the arts and sciences. Her areas of interest and expertise include landscape restoration, regenerative planting design, functional ecology, climate adaptation, citizen science and education for ecological literacy. She has conducted research and fieldwork in ecosystems across south eastern Australia. All of Cassia's current work revolves around creating win-win landscapes that support both the wellbeing of people and conservation of biodiversity.


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