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Biographical entry Rennick, Stefanie (1918 - 2001)

27 March 1918
Victoria, Australia
3 January 2001
Victoria, Australia
Conservationist and Teacher


Stefanie Rennick taught physical education and art at Bentleigh High School, Victoria, for many years. Her conservation interests focused on Victoria's Mornington Peninsular. She helped to prevent the spread of an African weed at Arthur's Seat as well as promoting the establishment of designated walking tracks to preserve native flora. Together with Ilma Dunn she published the book The Mornington Peninsular: A field guide to the flora, fauna and walking tracks (Dromana, Victoria: Southern Peninsula Tree Preservation Society, 1990). Rennick was involved with the Native Corridor Research Group and received a life membership to the Society for Growing Australian Plants (later the Australian Plants Society).

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Newspaper Articles

  • Quinn, Dhana, 'Obituary: Stefanie Rennick, Environmentalist, teacher', The Age, 12 February 2001. Details


Ailie Smith