Claire’s background is in environmental science, she has completed a Bachelor of Wildlife and Conservation Biology in Melbourne, Australia. Claire previously worked for the Calgary and Werribee Zoos and was working for local Government in the Sustainability department before moving back to Canada last year.
Claire currently works for the Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society as the Assistant Environmental Manager. Claire assists on projects such as wildlife monitoring, water quality monitoring, restoration of wetlands, shoreline cleanups and community events such as the Annual Kootenay Lake Summit.
Assistant Environmental Manager- Camille LeBlanc
Camille is a recent graduate of Selkirk College’s Integrated Environmental Planning Program and has been volunteering with FOKLSS for quite a few years.
Camille is passionate about ecosystem conservation with a particular interest in wetland restoration. She is excited to bring her knowledge of wetlands, native plants, and restoration to the many exciting projects FOKLSS has planned.
Outreach Coordinator- Alyssa Taburiaux
Alyssa grew up in the Kootenays and loves living here. Alyssa is studying at Selkirk College to go into education. She is particularly interested in youth environmental education and ensuring the health of the lake for future generations.