Rachael Roussin

The Kootenays will never be the most productive agricultural zone in Canada, but Rachael Roussin sees potential for the region to be a leader in carbon sequestration and climate resilient farming.

Cori Lausen

Leading bat biologist Cori Lausen is on a mission to protect B.C. bats from white-nose syndrome (WNS), a fungal disease that kills bats in winter hibernation.

Derek Petersen

Parks Canada was one of the first agencies to join KCP when it was first formed in 2002 as the East Kootenay Conservation Program, and Derek Petersen was one of several Parks staff on rotating participation.

Richard Klafki

Richard, Director for the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s Canadian Rockies Program that spans both the East and West Kootenays, quickly discovered as an undergrad university student that his calling was wildlife biology.

Marcy Mahr

A highly respected conservation biologist and strategist, Slocan Valley resident Marcy Mahr has a widespread reputation for proactively pulling together partnerships and creating […]

Robyn Hooper

The Columbia Shuswap Invasive Species Society (CSISS) is one of three invasive species non-profits within the Kootenay Conservation Program service area dedicated […]

Chris Bosman

As the Kootenay Conservation Land Manager for the Nature Trust of BC, Chris Bosman oversees the management of almost 27,000 acres of […]

Tim Hicks

The mission of Columbia Basin Trust is to support the ideas and efforts of Basin residents to create a legacy of well-being […]

Leigh Anne Isaac

Leigh Anne Isaac setting mistnets over water in Lillooet, B.C. Photo by Ian Routley

Kimberley-based wildlife biologist Leigh Anne Isaac […]

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