Oceans Coordinator, SA
Areas of Expertise
marine biology, educational programming, environmental management
General Enquiriesph. +61 3 8346 8600
Anita is a marine biologist, ecological restoration practitioner and Assoc. Lecturer at Flinders University. Prior to joining The Nature Conservancy, she worked as co-founder of The Saving Nemo Conservation Program at Flinders University, as an environmental consultant for an engineering firm and for the Commonwealth Government as an environmental assessment officer for mining and offshore oil development. Anita also held a position as Executive Director of a social enterprise that developed education programs for secondary schools.
As our Oceans Coordinator in South Australia, Anita overseas the restoration of marine and coastal ecosystems including shellfish reefs and coastal wetlands.
Anita has an honours degree in Marine Biology from Flinders University and a Graduate Diploma in Environmental Management from University of Adelaide. She commenced working at TNC in 2016 and works from her office at Flinders University in South Australia.
Places We Protect
Adelaide oyster reef
Shellfish ecosystems are among the most endangered marine habitats on Earth-with 85% loss worldwide. With the exception of Windara Reef, we have no known native oyster reefs left in South Australia, but we're bringing them back.
Places We Protect
South Australian Reef Reviving the Gulf
Windara Reef - the largest shellfish reef restoration project ever attempted in Australia.
Oyster reef habitat
Learn how The Nature Conservancy is bringing marine life back to southern Australia with this interactive animation showing how our restored oyster reefs grow.
Reef to Reef: A Lucky Life by the Sea
Get to know Anita Nedosyko.