Linda Gill, who features in chapter six of NINE LIVES FOR OUR PLANET by John Watts, is retired but still active as a Knitting Nanna and with the North-East Forest Alliance. She has been an environmental activist for over 40 years and been arrested in forest and coal seam gas campaigns. Linda was a Councillor on the Great Lakes Council for 26 years. As a Councillor she represented Local Government on the Biodiversity Council, chaired Midcoast County Council, and was a member of Smith's Lake Estuary Committee and many other environmental committees. Her passion is to protect, repair and enhance our natural world.