Kiana is originally from Edmonton, Alberta where she received a Bachelor of Commerce degree with honors in Legal Studies and HR. She is pursuing a career specializing in environmental law with the goal to make the greatest impact. Her family passed on their passion for the outdoors. She has grown up skiing, backpacking, mountain biking, … Continued
A future for old growth?
Emily is the West Kootenay Youth Climate Corps (YCC) Coordinator and was a participant in the YCC pilot program in 2020. She is currently a student at the University of Northern British Columbia, studying Wildlife and Fisheries. Emily hopes that through the YCC we are able to connect young people with meaningful and accessible opportunities … Continued
Originally from Edmonton, Evelyn spent her formative years in the Bow Valley, where she fell in love with the wild mountain spaces. After completing her undergrad degree in Geography at UBC, Evelyn moved to Ottawa to pursue a career with Parks Canada. While in Ottawa, she discovered her love for environmental education and worked alongside … Continued
Ali is a 21 year old resident of Cranbrook, who focuses on Wildsight Education development and communications projects. She was a student in the inaugural year of Columbia River Field School and is excited to be continuing her learning and adventuring with Wildsight. Ali is currently a post secondary student, pursuing a B.Sc. in Environmental Science degree from College of the Rockies and University of Lethbridge.
Kate grew up with a profound love of nature after summers camping in Jasper with her family and hunting with her dad every fall. For 16 years, Kate played ringette in the winter in her hometown of St.Albert, Alberta. Kate moved to Golden in 2021 after completing a 4-year Bachelor of Arts degree at the University … Continued
Jenna is a life-long nature nut. She is a trained fish and wildlife technician and has worked in resource conservation at Parks Canada for the past 4 years. Previously, she worked as an environmental educator in Alberta developing and delivering programs to students and teachers about the natural world and natural resources. She recently nested … Continued
Kim lives in Kimberley, where she brings plenty of enthusiasm and passion for outdoor activities and connecting people with the natural world. She has a MA in Environmental Education and Communications, and a varied background in community engagement, program development, and volunteer management.
Brittany moved to beautiful Golden five years ago, to pursue early years education and has worked at several local childcare centres, including supervising the ski hill’s Kicking Horse Kids Club. Prior to that she worked in the environmental non-profit sector in Alberta, creating nature-based excursions and experiences for people of all ages, and advocating for … Continued
Jen has been in Golden since 2019, after moving from Revelstoke. Over the last 10 years, she has developed a strong sense of place and love for this region and is finding joy in exploring this side of the Columbia Valley now. For the last five years Jen has worked in ecological monitoring and now … Continued
Lindsay has extensive experience in environmental and non-profit communications, and has managed communications for inspiring organizations in the US, France, and Canada. Lindsay is currently an Assistant Professor of Teaching at UBC in the faculties of Forestry and Land & Food Systems where she is teaching a new generation to tell stories and create change.