Cass Hayward

Project Officer – Conservation and Communities

Cass Hayward.

Cass graduated from the University of Queensland in 2016 with a Bachelor of Environmental Management (Hons) and a major in natural systems and wildlife management and has been working with Reef Catchments ever since. She was born and raised in the Whitsundays, but has undertaken flora and fauna research in a number of regions throughout Queensland stretching from Fraser Island and SEQ through to Townsville. Her experience lies largely in natural resource management and coastal ecosystems.

As a Conservation and Communities project officer, Cass works closely with the local government and community stakeholders to improve coastal ecosystem outcomes and to deliver on state and national targets.