Photo by Lucas Jmieff
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Dave Quinn

Dave Quinn

Know Your Watershed and Go Wild! Coordinator, Educator

Wildsight Regional

Dave Quinn is a wildlife biologist, ACMG-certified wilderness guide, outdoor educator, and certified teacher based in Kimberley. Dave wears many Wildsight hats as an educator, as well as helping behind the scenes on several conservation programs. Dave currently is the Program Director for CBT’s Know Your Watershed Program, administered by Wildsight. Dave also runs our summer Go Wild Youth Backpacking adventures. Dave has a passion for wilderness and wildlife, and works hard to connect the next generation to the world-class wild right here in the Kootenays.

email: daveq(at)

Dave's work

"Water is our most precious resource. Everyone in the Basin should know where their water comes from, where it goes after they use it, and… Read More 
Thank you for your interest in this program; applications are closed for 2023. Six days backpacking the Kootenay backcountry. Learn to be a leader, connect… Read More 
Classroom With Outdoors offers B.C.-curriculum-based outdoor education to promote healthy, hands-on learning through exciting and engaging activities. Our knowledgeable, experienced education… Read More 
EcoStewards offers an excellent opportunity to showcase how environmental education can effectively and successfully provide opportunities for 21st century learning, including inquiry, action and place… Read More