Freshwater Ecologist, BC Board Member
Nature Conservancy of Canada
Kristine has worked across Canada and the U.S. in the fields of biodiversity conservation and natural resource management for 20 years. Her career has spanned work in both the environmental non-profit and public sectors with a focus on freshwater conservation. While at The Nature Conservancy in the U.S. with their Freshwater Initiative program, she co-authored a book by Island Press entitled "A Practitioner's Guide to Freshwater Biodiversity Conservation". She later moved back to Canada and led Nature Conservancy of Canada B.C. Region's conservation science program. She worked with provincial and federal government scientists on a classification scheme for BC's aquatic ecosystems and conservation management units for B.C.'s Pacific Salmon. She is currently a Director with the B.C. government where she was recently awarded a Premier's award for her leadership on a water stewardship strategy for the Province's Northeast region. She is also a recent addition to Nature Conservancy of Canada's BC Board of Directors.