Faces and Places2020-07-28T09:37:45-06:00

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 Feb2020

Baiba Morrow

February 2020|

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 her outlook on life.

01 Jan2020

Rachael Roussin

January 2020|

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.

01 Dec2019

Cori Lausen

December 2019|

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.

01 Nov2019

Derek Petersen

November 2019|

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.

19 Sep2019

Richard Klafki

September 2019|

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.

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