Linda Date was recently appointed to the position of Social Media Editor by the ARS Council.

Linda is an environmental educator with a background in science, having completed a BSc. Her role is based in classrooms and outdoors, and involves taking primary and high school aged students into the forests north east of Melbourne to educate them about ecology and sustainability. Linda has an interest in regenerative and sustainable agriculture and has recently spent time travelling around Tasmania and New Zealand, where she lived and worked in rural communities. She is passionate about the natural world, and is particularly interested in the relationships between humans and nature. Linda is inspired by the unique beauty and diversity of Australia’s landscapes, and the people, flora and fauna who live within them.

Linda can be contacted at  She’d loved to hear from you if you have any rangeland-relevant ideas for social media posts.