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Ecosystems

Student uses a pipet to extract DNA with other students looking on.

Fish Market Survey

Senior biology students use a DNA barcoding kit to test local grocery store fish samples, and discover if the fish they bought is mislabeled and part of food fraud!

Western Toad

Frogs, toads, salamanders, and newts, oh my!

Learn about amphibians, their life in the coastal temperate rainforest biome, and how you can help them out!

Andrea Brack recycling at work

Andrea Brack

Environmental and Regulatory Team Coordinator

I lead a team of environmental professionals at a large petrochemical manufacturing facility.
Pamela Power photo taken outside in winter with trees in background

Pamela Power (she/her)

Water Resources Specialist

I provide technical review of projects that may affect water resources to ensure your community’s rights and interests are being considered and protected.
Sara Knox headshot

Sara Knox (she/her)

Assistant Professor (biometeorology)

I study ways to restore and protect ecosystems to help fight climate change.
Coyote walking through a park in Quebec

Coyotes: Coming to a town near you?

Learn why coyotes are spreading in Canada and how this affects their relations with humans.

Yetong Dong headshot wearing lab coat

Yetong Dong

Research Assistant/Graduate Student

I am studying to become a scientific researcher.
Adrienne Ethier

Adrienne Ethier

Environmental Risk Assessment Specialist

I am responsible for evaluating potential exposure risks to people and the environment near nuclear facilities and mines.
Isabel Hilgendag in the fileld collecting samples in the Arctic

Isabel Hilgendag

MSc Student (Biology)

I look for heavy metals, such as mercury, in Arctic marine animals, to ensure they are safe to eat.
Portrait de Ryan Mitchell

Ryan Mitchell

Hatchery Supervisor

My job is to supervise the daily workflow at our salmon hatchery.
Daryl Lawes

Daryl Lawes

Environment Manager

I am responsible for all aspects of environmental protection, performance, and regulatory compliance for Seaspan Shipyards.
Terra MacDonald sur un site d'aquaculture tenant des saumons d'élevage.

Terra MacDonald (she/her)

Veterinarian and Fish Health Manager

As the veterinarian for Mowi Canada West, I care for the salmon at all life stages, from egg to harvest.
Hayleigh Conway posant sur une carte des TNO et désignant Inuvik sur la carte. Pris lors de la Journée du SIG 2017.

Hayleigh Conway (she/her)

Geomatics Technician

I make maps that help answer questions about the health of the environment in the Western Arctic.
Dr. Jackie Dawson faisant des recherches sur le terrain sur l'île Beechy, Nunavut.

Jackie Dawson (she/her/they)

Professor and Canada Research Chair

I work with large teams of academics, Inuit knowledge holders, and decision makers to understand the risks and solutions to environmental change.
Chris Derksen en train de faire ses recherches sur le terrain en Arctique.

Chris Derksen (he/his)

Climate Scientist

I use satellite data and climate models to understand how climate change is impacting snow and ice across Canada.