Megan completed a Bachelor of Science at James Cook University, majoring in Ecology and Conservation, and Geography, and was awarded an Academic Medal for her achievement. During her time at NRA, Megan has undertaken environmental assessments for a range of projects, including:
Through her academic and professional experience, Megan has gained skills in Regional Ecosystem assessment, BioCondition assessment, flora taxonomy surveys, fauna pre-clearance surveys, spotter/catcher services, quantitative scientific methods, vegetation and weed management, natural area restoration planning and implementation, and GIS spatial analysis. Megan has also been involved in flora survey projects with Australian Tropical Herbarium, James Cook University, and Melbourne University, and she has assisted restoration and rehabilitation projects across north Queensland.
Megan is recognised as a suitably qualified person to undertake Protected Plant surveys in accordance with the Flora Survey Guidelines - Protected Plants (under Section 142(2) of the Queensland Nature Conservation (Plants) Regulation 2020).