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Kendal Benesh

An appreciation and love for the natural world is what led Kendal Benesh into the field of biology, but throughout her career she’s discovered a new, yet complementary, passion: bringing people together to solve problems and find efficiencies.

Doris Hausleitner

Wildlife biologist and Selkirk College ecology instructor Doris Hausleitner has always had a penchant for species that are considered something of an underdog, those without champions to promote their cause. It’s no wonder then, that the elusive wolverine captured her imagination years ago when she was approached by friend and colleague Andrea Kortello to start the South Columbia Mountains Wolverine Project.

2020 Fall Gathering

The organizing theme for the 2020 Fall Gathering was “Conservation in a Time of Uncertainty: Adapting to Challenges”.

2020

The Kootenay Conservation Program (KCP) announced the recipients of its annual Conservation Leadership Awards on Friday, October 2 as part of the 2020 KCP Virtual Fall Gathering that took place as an online conference over Zoom.

Norm Allard

As the community planner for the Yaqan Nukiy (Lower Kootenay Band), Norm Allard is currently managing a large-scale wetland restoration project on band land in the Creston Valley, an ecological revitalization of the area that he considers to be wholly interlinked with the cultural revitalization of the local First Nations.

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