Member Directory

  • Nagy-Reis, Mariana

    Mariana is a Wildlife Habitat Specialist whose ultimate goal is to answer real-world questions and deliver tools tailored to guide conservation plans and science-based management. She currently works with the BC Ministry of Forests, Lands,...
  • Naidoo, Robin

    Robin Naidoo is the Lead Scientist for Wildlife Conservation at WWF-US and an Adjunct Professor in the Institute for Resources, Environment & Sustainability at the University of British Columbia.  He leads a camera trap project in the...
  • Neate, Holly

    Holly is the Administrator for the Sunshine Coast Conservation Association (SCCA), a registered non-profit charity volunteer association that works to protect biodiversity on the Sunshine Coast of BC. In order to achieve their goals, the...
  • O'Brien, Murrough

    From an early age, Murrough's home on Vancouver Island was surrounded by forest. Beginning then, he spent countless hours simply wandering, looking and finding favourite places which sometimes turned out to be from the signs he saw,...
  • Paczkowski, John

    John is a biologist who has concentrated his career on wildlife research and conservation, mainly with large carnivores. John uses wildlife research as a lens to focus decisions on the protection and management of Alberta Parks and...
  • Patterson, Jesse

    Jesse is the Fish and Wildlife Team Lead with the Ecosystem Information Section, Knowledge Management Branch. The Knowledge Management Branch is responsible for managing all Provincial fish and wildlife inventory data (including capture,...
  • Pongrac, Mary Beth

    Mary Beth is interested in being a volunteer "citizen scientist" with WildCAM. She currently has three trail cams in operation in the Sechelt area which, since April 2019, have recorded cougars, black bears, bobcats, Roosevelt elk,...
  • Procko, Michael

    Michael is a M.Sc. student in the Wildlife Coexistence Laboratory at the University of British Columbia - Vancouver. Currently, he is deploying a grid of cameras over the southern regions of Golden Ears Provincial Park, as well as Malcolm...
  • Quayle, James

    James has worked as a biologists for over 20 years. In recent years he has been the manager of BC Parks' conservation program. This program includes a number of scientists and parks staff working to conserve the ecological values within...
  • Rutherford, Erin

    Erin Rutherford is the Conservation Coordinator for the South Coast region at BC Parks, managing wildlife camera monitoring projects in Pinecone Burke, Cypress, and Mount Seymour Provincial Parks, focusing on wildlife- park visitor...
  • Scherger, Jenna

    Jenna is a MSc student in the Wildlife Restoration Ecology Lab (WiRE) at the University of British Columbia Okanagan. Her research is part of a highly collaborative project established by Parks Canada, which aims to reduce human-wolf...
  • Schilds, Scott

    Scott Schilds is a Wildlife Ecologist currently working with BC's Caribou Recovery Program. Scott's focus is primarily on habitat restoration initiatives as well as habitat protection and industrial impact assessments. Scott's camera trap...
  • Schultz, Hahzinak

    My name is Hahzinak. I am First Nation. I am studying the characteristics of wildlife and that relationship with Nature spirituality to develop a list of natural strengths my population can relate to and adapt in order to indoctrinate...
  • Sevillano Rios, Cristian Steven

    C. Steven Sevillano, PhD in Conservation Science. Lead Faculty at the Center of Amazon Studies at the School for Fields Studies (Peru). Steven is using Camera Traps to assess mammal biodiversity on our center in Iquitos.
  • Shepherd, Brenda

    Brenda Shepherd is a Parks Canada Ecologist at Jasper National Park. She leads the ecological monitoring program and she and the team also carry out projects to support species at risk recovery. The ecological integrity monitoring program...
  • Skaien, Cora

    Cora Skaien is a professional biologist working on various science-based conservation projects as a contracted professional or hired employee with various non-profits and government bodies. Her PhD dissertation focused on eco-evolutionary...