Taylor Environmental has been in operation since 2009 and offers a variety of services in the fields of Environmental Consulting and Environmental Education.
The CEO, Dr LR Taylor, is registered as a Zoological Scientist with SACNSP and possesses many years experience in teaching at school and university level. The company is presently rolling out new Environmental Education programmes in the Limpopo Province.
Career objectives: To contribute to secondary and tertiary Life Sciences and Environmental Education, and Natural Resource Conservation and Management in southern Africa.
Professional consultancy: Consults in the fields of river health, sewage effluent, river chemical pollution, impacts of river channel modification, aquaculture, terrestrial ecology assessment faunal reviews and Environmental Impact Assessment. Primary, secondary and tertiary education.
Tertiary Education Career: Junior Lecturer to Associate Professor, University of the North, Department of Zoology. Undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and research. Reports, published papers and paper and dissertation reviews. Domestic and international professional conferences.
Secondary Education Career: Head of Department of Life Sciences, Uplands College. Delivery of Natural Sciences and Life Sciences, Grades 8 to 12. Outreach and Environmental Education, integrated learning programmes, Indigenous Knowledge Systems. National subject conferences and IEB national sub-examiner. Locum educator, Penryn College, IT, Mathematics, Life Sciences.
NatureConservationCareer: Nature Conservation Scientist to Lebowa
Department of Agriculture and Conservation.
Agricultural Career: Agricultural Development Officer to the Corporation for Economic Development.
Qualifications: PhD, MSc (cum laude), BSc (Hons), BSc, GIS certificate (ReGIS), IEM certificate (University of Cape Town), Course in Hydrology for Ecologists.
Professional Bodies: South African Council of Educators No 355376, South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions as a professional Natural Scientist (Zoological Science) No 400077/92, Southern African Society of Aquatic Scientists.
Saskia Taylor is the Environmental Education Coordinator and is responsible for the delivery of the programme in Limpopo. She has attained qualifications in the line of NQF Level 4 Nature Site guiding, with VPDA (View Potentially Dangerous Animals) and TG27(Bird Guide). She is registered with the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism as a Nature Guide, and has a certificate in Digital Photography. In addition to managing the Limpopo Office, she assists Dr Taylor with surveys and research.
Elaine Taylor is our Associate Consultant and has acquired a Diploma in Commercial Art, in addition to this she is completing a qualification to co-ordinate and guide mountain hiking expeditions, enabling Taylor Environmental to move further afield in terms of Environmental Education.
She is a highly experienced water-colour artist, specializing in wildlife paintings and has done numerous commissions for game lodges, companies and private individuals alike.
Our office is in White River (Mpumalanga) and we have a satellite office in Atok (Limpopo).