Kathy Unger is the newest employee with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) in Newfoundland and Labrador. As the conservation assistant, she is responsible for organizing and executing stewardship work in the province, including Conservation Volunteers program events. Her past work and opportunities highlight her interests in wildlife and ecology.
Kathy attended the University of Guelph to complete a degree in wildlife and biology and later pursued her studies by doing a masters of science at Memorial University in St. John’s, Newfoundland, where she studied the behaviour of woodland caribou. She has had rare opportunities to track grizzlies, seek out wolf dens and monitor seabird colonies.
Kathy is very pleased to be working with the Nature Conservancy of Canada, where she can help to preserve the life-sustaining connections and relationships between the living things she cares so much about.