Co-Founder, Director & Bellingen Riverwatch Scientific Support
To Sue, OzGREEN is not a job – it is her strategic response to her deep concern for the environment and her vision to build a more sustainable, peaceful and equitable world. Sue, along with her husband Colin, has been the driving force behind OzGREEN since it’s inception.
Sue has 30 years experience in environmental education program innovation, development, management and implementation in urban, regional, remote and Indigenous communities in Australia, India, Papua New Guinea, East Timor and Pakistan.
Sue Lennox is a former high school science teacher and one of the two Co-Founders of OzGREEN. Sue has played a key role in the design and delivery of OzGREEN programs since it began in 1992.
Sue brings 30 years of experience in river health citizen science, water quality monitoring, environmental education program innovation, development, management and implementation in urban, regional, remote and Indigenous communities in Australia, India, Papua New Guinea, East Timor and Central America.
Sue provides on-ground scientific support to Bellingen Riverwatch during regular testing days, trains new volunteers and monitors Faecal coliform levels. It was Sue’s approach to the Office for Environment and Heritage Citizen Science Unit in September 2016, that was the catalyst for Bellingen Riverwatch to begin.
Sue has initiated many citizen science projects that have engaged people in caring for their rivers both nationally across the Bellinger River, Coffs Coast, Hunter River, Murray-Darling, Brisbane River, Sydney Basin, Adelaide Basin, Melbourne’s Yarra River and Hobart's Derwent River; and internationally, including Ganges River in India, Nepal, Timor Leste, Guatemala, El Salvador, Papua New Guinea, Pakistan.