Dr Fiona Walsh has lived in desert Australia for 30 years. Mparntwe or Alice Springs is her heartland. As an Ethno-Ecologist she has supported Aboriginal people in their work on bush foods, burning and other aspects of environmental management. She is currently working with Charles Darwin University and has been employed by CSIRO, peak Aboriginal organisations and state government agencies. Her writings, photographs and documentaries have informed and inspired Aboriginal people and Other Australians.