Louise Nicholas

Covenanted property: 259 hectares in Ozenkadnook (Wimmera) and 68 hectares in Patchewollock (Mallee).

Interest: Keeping an eye out for bush blocks to permanently protect, eco-tourism, nature journaling, trail running.

Bio: Louise started her conservation career as part of a bush crew working around Melbourne. After an unexpected move to the Mallee, she worked with Trust for Nature for three years in the North West team, learning the detail and process behind conservation covenants.

Today, Louise runs Explore the Mallee, an eco-tourism business with her partner Michael Gooch, and their hobby website, Outside Four Walls, a home for their observations of nature, both on their covenanted properties and beyond.

Louise is a member of the Victorian Malleefowl Recovery Group and enjoys volunteering in the annual mound monitoring program – a great reason to go for long walks in the bush!

Her role as Engagement and Operations Coordinator at LCV utilises both her personal and professional experience with covenants, but importantly, her genuine desire to connect with conservation-minded people and encourage more people to permanently protect land for biodiversity.

Land Covenantors Victoria acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Victoria and their deep connections to land, water and community. We pay our respect to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today. Contact: info@landcovenantors.org.au

LCV is supported by:

LCV is a Registered Charity. ABN: 28727715232