Caroline Gagné (Photo by Sylvain Giguère)
Program director for western Quebec
Caroline Gagné holds a bachelor's degree in environmental science, with a specialization in biology and conservation, and a master's in environmental biogeosciences. In 2009, she began working with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) in Quebec as a project manager. She is responsible for projects in the Ottawa region, in particular NCC’s land protection and stewardship activities in the Ottawa and Gatineau valleys. She has been the program director for western Quebec since 2017.
Caroline is also responsible for coordinating research projects on species at risk, identifying conservation priorities, coordinating land acquisitions, managing protected natural areas and implementing activities to enhance natural habitats.
Caroline is a member of the western chorus frog and the Quebec turtle recovery teams, and a member of the provincial implementation group for Blanding’s and eastern musk turtles.