Faces and Places2020-09-21T15:04:11-06:00

Faces and Places

KCP showcases individuals who contribute significantly to conservation in the Kootenays in a monthly Faces & Places feature.

Faces & Places is published each month in our e-newsletter and is often picked up by local media in the Kootenays as well.

01 Sep2020

Norm Allard

September 2020|

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.

01 Aug2020

Rachel Darvill

August 2020|

Passion for biodiversity and commitment to conservation define the sheer scope of Rachel Darvill’s work experience as a wildlife field researcher, environmental consultant and biologist over the past two decades.

01 Jul2020

Eva Cameron

July 2020|

Wetlands are continuing to disappear at an alarming rate, and Eva Cameron is determined to turn back the tide on this trend, at least in the Lower Columbia region, one wetland at a time.

01 Jun2020

Randal Macnair

June 2020|

The conservation coordinator for the Elk Valley branch of Wildsight, Randal Macnair is excited the provincial government has shifted gears to address one of the region’s most problematic conservation issues: wildlife mortality on Highway 3.

01 May2020

Greg Utzig

May 2020|

Much of what we know about landscapes in the Kootenay region can be traced back to Greg Utzig. In some way or another, for the past 40 years Greg has been at the centre of landscape analysis for land use planning, climate modelling, watershed and habitat analysis, terrain stability mapping, forest management and biodiversity protection — and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

01 Apr2020

Marc Trudeau

April 2020|

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.

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