New Zealand Journal of Ecology (2018) 42(2): 294- 295

Charles Leslie Batcheler 23 September 1933 – 18 May 2018

John Parkes  

Les Batcheler was one of those young men (and a few women in those days) picked by the New Zealand Forest Service to broaden their horizons with a dose of overseas academic training and then come back to New Zealand to make a difference.