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Alan Wayne Watterson

Alan Wayne Watterson, Australian environmental educator, consultant. Environmental Trust grantee New South Wales Environment Protection authority, Sydney, 1995. Convenor Atmosphere Campaign Group-Australian Conservation Foundation, Sydney, 1989-1990. Member Environment Institute Australia (founding), Australian Science Communicators (founding), New York Academy of Sciences.

Background

  • Watterson, Alan Wayne was born on June 28, 1953 in Murwillumbah, Australia. Son of Cyril John and Sophy May (Plater) Watterson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University New England, Armidale, Australia, 1980. Bachelor of Science with honors, University New England, 1981. Graduate diploma in education, Sydney (Australia) Institute Education, 1983.

    Career

    • Teacher science, NSW Department Education, Sydney, 1984-1986;coordinator green train, NSW Department Education, Sydney, 1991;education officer, Australian Museum, Sydney, 1986-1994;education manager, Australian Museum, 1994;coordinator streamwatch, Department Land and Water Conservation, Sydney, 1995-1996;environmental consultant, since 1996.

    Works

    • Author: The Greenhouse Effect-What You Can Do, 1990, Schools Environmental Audit, 1994. Project manager (traveling exhibition) Green Train, 1991 (MMM Environmental award 1991), (satellite television, Internet eco-game) Murder Under the Microscope, 1995 (River Care 2000 Gold award 1995). Executive and editor Australian Association for Environmental Education, 1994-1996.

    Membership

    Convenor Atmosphere Campaign Group-Australian Conservation Foundation, Sydney, 1989-1990. Member Environment Institute Australia (founding), Australian Science Communicators (founding), New York Academy of Sciences.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: tennis, scuba diving, wine tasting.

    Connections

    • Married Judith Tyler, November 6, 1979 (divorced March 1982).
    • father: Cyril John Watterson
    • mother: Sophy May (Plater) Watterson
    • spouse: Judith Tyler
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    Born June 28, 1953
    (age 64)
    Nationality
    • 1980
      University New England
    • 1981
      University New England
    • 1983
      Sydney (Australia) Institute Education
    • 1984 - 1986
      Teacher, science New South Wales Department Education
      Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    • 1995 - 1996
      coordinator, streamwatch Department Land and Water Conservation
      Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    • 1996
      environmental consultant
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