Duane Norris

University of Sydney

Australia

Duane Norris, is a life-long student and observer of Nature and for the past 16 years a trenchant Water Advocate, activist and supporter of Natural Sequence Farming. Formerly, unofficial EO at NSF from 2005-2012, co-organising and publishing the Art and Science of NSF 3-day Conference at Bungendore, NSW.


A founding member and past President of the Natural Sequence Associations; Convenor of the Sydney University one day event, “Water ~ A New Paradigm” 2010 and co-author, of the Paper “Re-coupling the Water and Carbon Cycles, using Natural Sequence Farming” in 2010 in the International Journal of Water. Co-founder and author of Tarwyn Park Training 2012-2020. An award-winning landscape designer, complex open system scientist, botanist, entomologist, rain forest ecologist, truth seeker, gardener.



  • Former Executive Officer at Natural Sequence Farming 2006-2012.

  • Original Co-Founder of Tarwyn Park Training, 2012-2020 and TP Trainer at Tarwyn Park Training

  • Studied Agricultural science at University of Sydney, graduated Honours Class 1

  • PhD study “Ecology of Plant Communities, Davies Creek, NQ”

  • Studied Sustainability at University of Sydney. M.Sust. Mngt

  • Studied Landscape Design and Construction Certificate at Merrist Wood Agricultural College


Duane Norris