Cooperation for Mutual Benefit: Opportunities for primary industry and the New Zealand Department of Conservation to operate public-private partnerships
Prepared by Jill Ozarski, August 2015
Jill has worked in natural resource conservation for nearly 20 years and most recently served as the Senior Natural Resources Advisor to United States Senator Mark Udall from Colorado. In that role, she covered issues appearing before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, including national parks and monuments, wildland fire, forestry, public and private land conservation, endangered species, and disaster recovery.
Prior to serving the U.S. Senate, Jill worked the NGO and government sectors on private land conservation and tax incentives, coastal management, public land management planning, endangered species protection and public finance. She is a graduate of Southampton College (B.S.) and Duke University (Master of Public Policy, Master of Environmental Management).
During her Ian Axford Fellowship in New Zealand, Jill was hosted by the Department of Conservation. She explored public-private sector partnerships with case studies and interviews of conservation and industry leaders across the country. Her report is titled “Cooperation for Mutual Benefit: Opportunities for primary industry and the New Zealand Department of Conservation.”
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