Archive for the ‘Faces & Places’ Category

Faces & Places: Marc Trudeau

It’s been two years since Marc Trudeau took the helm of the Rocky Mountain Trench Natural Resources Society, replacing long-term coordinator Dan Murphy. A registered forest technician with…

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Faces & Places: Sally Hammond

Sally Hammond spent her early childhood in an isolated area on the Taku River in northern BC. Seeing moose and grizzly bears wandering through the remote mining camp…

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Faces & Places: Baiba Morrow

For Baiba Morrow, the mountains are both her muse and her sanctuary. Whether it’s the soaring Himalaya, the volcanoes of Kamchatka or the Ellsworths in Antarctica, they’ve shaped…

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Faces & Places: 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…

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Faces & Places: 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. Since 2006,…

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Faces & Places: Derek Petersen

When the Kootenay Conservation Program (KCP) first formed in 2002 as the East Kootenay Conservation Program, Parks Canada was one of the first agencies to join and Derek…

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Faces & Places: Richard Klafki

Growing up in Golden, it was only natural that Richard Klafki was passionate about spending time outdoors, including activities like fishing and skiing. And with a father who…

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Faces & Places: Cam Gillies

In the Columbia Valley, Cam Gillies’ name is synonymous with birds. With a PhD in Biological Sciences from the University of Alberta, Cam co-owns Canada’s largest birding tour…

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Faces & Places: 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 collaborations to protect biodiversity. It’s…

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Faces & Places: 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 to preventing and managing the spread…

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