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About David Byrne

David is an eco-systems specialist with over 30 years practical, ‘real-life’ rural, business and community development experience and knowledge.

He has owned several rural properties and currently manages his 150 acres of sub-alpine land in the Cradle Mountain region of Tasmania. Developments on this property which include tree farming, intensive organic horticulture and a sustainable living and learning centre are balanced with stewardship of over 50 acres of native forest.

David’s personal background includes:

  • land restoration and regeneration
  • creating self-sufficient food sources from marginal, degraded soils
  • identifying water sources and solutions in semi-arid and damaged environment
  • designing and building low-cost alternative power systems
  • creating organic produce enterprises
  • composting and worm farm systems
  • mud brick production

David’s expertise in these areas saw him commissioned to design the vermiculture curricula for Tasmanian Secondary Schools and develop numerous community capacity building initiatives linking disadvantaged youth and sustainable agriculture.

With an intuitive approach and using a mix of ancient wisdoms, traditional and innovative methods, David can :

  • identify potential water sources
  • provide advice on catchment, storage and delivery systems for waterutilisation and management
  • create self-sufficient food sources strategies
  • create organic produce enterprises such as market gardens, worm farm facilities and composting processes
  • design and build low-cost, low-energy alternative power systems

David is a lateral, visionary and solutions-focused thinker who combines his extensive and very diverse background with sound research to ensure creative solutions for a varied range of sustainable living and environmental issues.

David is expert in the creation of symbiotic relationships between nature's systmens and the needs of a demanding world. He can therefore offer resource-optimised eco-solutions to real land management challenges whilst preserving balance and harmony with Nature.

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Last Updated on Saturday, 24 June 2017 08:09