Tricia D. Walker: barefoot nature writer, ecologist, and facilitator of wild solitude for women.

About Tricia

Tricia is an Australian nature writer and nature connection facilitator. Her debut nature memoir Greenhood: the delight in being dormant is coming out in November 2021. 

She is an ecologist with a PhD in threatened flora conservation.  

After working in threatened species management for over twenty years (much of that time for state government) Tricia grew tired of shuffling deck chairs and changed tact. 

These days Tricia hosts nature connection gatherings for women and strives to inspire people to rethink the way they live through her writing.

Tricia recently stepped into the President role of her local Landcare group—acting on her belief that we need to relocalise our conservation efforts.

She’s kept a foot-in-the-door of her nature conservation work through science communication, and despite stepping away from a full-time research role more than twenty years ago—still co-authors the occasional research paper.

Tricia grew up on the south coast of NSW and now lives in the Hunter Valley in a tiny home on a bush block with her husband Mike and teenage daughter Liv. 

Articles about Tricia from elsewhere:

Podcast interview with Futuresteading, February 2021

Feature in the Summer 2021 issue of Organic Gardener magazine

A Design Files regional feature: Tricia from little eco footprints. August 2017

Conversations with Community: Tricia Eco (Treading Lightly), Cityhippyfarmgirl blog. January 2017

Build small to live large, Newcastle Herald. November 2016.

How downsizing to a tiny home can enhance your life, Wellbeing Magazine. September 2015

Seeking simplicity with a lifestyle blogger, Ian Lunt science and nature writing blog. October 2015