a woman with binoculars stands in front of a palm tree.
Natalie Holland a woman with binoculars stands in front of a palm tree. © TNC

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Natalie Holland

Conservation Projects Manager


  • Areas of Expertise

    stewardship, conservation planning, natural resources management


Natalie has previously worked for WWF-Australia and as the Stewardship Program Manager for Trust for Nature (Victoria), working with landholders and communities to protect areas of natural bushland on private land across Victoria.

As Conservation Projects Manager for the Australia program, Natalie supports conservation planning and assessments throughout the country and manages our involvement in the Murray-Darling Basin Balance Water Fund. Previously, she led a capacity building program for indigenous groups across northern Australia in the use of Healthy Country Planning, an adaptation of the Open Standards for the Practice of Conservation. She is also co-lead of the Conservation Coaches Network in Australia.

Natalie has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Natural Resources Management) and a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from Deakin University, Victoria. She commenced working at TNC in 2008 and works from her office in Narrabri, NSW. 

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Murray-Darling Basin Balanced Water Fund Natalie explains how water via the Murray-Darling Basin Balanced Water Fund is helping the environment and threatened animals