Alistair Melzer

Dr. Alistair Melzer is an ecologist who has been working on the natural history and conservation biology of the koala since 1988, as well as on other projects related to the maintenance of natural values in human-dominated landscapes. He is an Adjunct Research Fellow in the School of Medical and Applied Sciences at Central Queensland University. Galina was appointed an honorary staff member and member of the research team, where she was a field research assistant for Dr. Melzer, while working on her IROP project. “Galina was a keen worker and fitted well with our field teams,” said Dr. Melzer. “Her set of observations adds to our understanding of koala behavior.”