Archive for the ‘Faces & Places’ Category

Faces & Places: Irene Manley

Irene Manley is a Wildlife Biologist with the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations in Nelson who works tirelessly to lead and support many conservation efforts…

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Faces & Places: Mike and Ivy Jeffery

For many in the conservation profession, there is nothing more rewarding than when members of a community step into a stewardship role. Mike and Ivy Jeffery of Crawford…

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Faces & Places: Kat Hartwig

Thanks to Living Lakes Canada (LLC) executive director Kat Hartwig and the LLC team, water stewardship in the Kootenays has become a template modelled by many other water…

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Faces & Places: Gary Tipper

An East Kootenay-based Professional Agrologist and Registered Professional Biologist, Gary Tipper grew up hunting and fishing in a family that cherished the outdoors and wildlife. Though his parents…

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Faces & Places: Dave White

Dave White has been a force in the conservation world for over three decades now, and shows no signs of slowing down. A keen angler, backcountry horseman and…

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Faces & Places: Valerie Huff

A resident of the Kootenays for over 25 years, Valerie Huff started the grassroots Kootenay Camas Project with Eva Johansson in 2012. The dry West Kootenay (specifically, the…

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Faces & Places: Rob Neil

Rob grew up in the grasslands of Kamloops on the South Thompson River. As a youth Rob first became interested in becoming a wildlife biologist when a wounded…

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Faces & Places: Dave Phelps

Dave Phelps, one of the original team who managed wildlife in the Kootenays back in the 1970’s, died September 27, 2016. He is survived by his wife Ellen…

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Faces & Places: Bill Sanders

Bill Sanders owns the Rocky Top Ranch near Grasmere. He has been actively stewarding this land for decades. Formerly a veterinarian, he now focuses his energy on improving…

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Faces & Places: Candace Batycki

Candace Batycki is the BC and Yukon Program Director for the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Y2Y), a joint Canada-U.S. not-for-profit organization that connects and protects habitat from…

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