The federal government of Canada has committed to funding the land-use visions and authority of First Nations for the iconic Clayoquot Sound as part of a groundbreaking announcement earlier this week. It will help to establish major new protected forest and coastal areas as well as provide funding to support them.
“You can’t see the entire world from the top of Everest…..The view from there only reminds you how big the world is and how much more there is to see and learn.”
"All kinds of people should be able to live in and contribute to a healthy natural world."
"I work with communities to guide imperfect and messy ideas into concepts full of possibilities by encouraging our partners to be generous with their viewpoints, faith and challenge."
"Guiding the development of forest and stream restoration projects in the temperate rainforests of Ellsworth Creek and the Olympic Coast, and the dry pine forests of the Central Cascades."
"A forester looking beyond the trees."
"Ensuring TNC’s efforts along the coast are benefitting the local communities."
"Doing her part to conserve rare species."
"Nurturing nature for wildlife and people."
"Bringing together stakeholders focused on east-side forests."
"From summit to sea, managing coastal forests for long-term sustainability and resiliency."
"Working with communities on developing and implementing shared priorities, particularly indigenous communities."
"Give me a landscape where instant gratification seekers are ignored and sincere explorers rewarded. This is prairie. This is shrub-steppe."
"Forests, fire, and people: learning together to thrive in a fire environment."
"To restore our forests will take a unified effort and collaboration between all stakeholders. This is our pathway forward."
"Conservation Geographer ready to explore, discover, learn, and share!"
"Estuarine and aquatic ecologist. Following water from snowcaps to whitecaps."