Lee Moltzahn (Photo courtesy Lee Moltzahn)
NCC: What is your position at NCC?
LM: Natural area manager for Southern Foothills.
NCC: What is your area of work?
NCC: Why did you join the NCC team?
LM: Stewardship of our native rangelands and working on the ground with landowners has always been a priority for me. NCC has allowed me to expand on this passion.
NCC: When did you start with NCC?
LM: January 2020.
NCC: What is your educational background?
LM: I have a diploma in renewable resource management from Lethbridge College and a bachelor of science degree in environmental science from the University of Lethbridge.
NCC: What is your previous experience?
LM: Prior to NCC, I was employed for nearly 10 years at Alberta Conservation Association in Lethbridge, as a rangeland agrologist, primarily focused on the MULTISAR program.
NCC: What are your hobbies, when you’re not working for NCC?
LM: Rock and fossil hunting, genealogy, camping, and fishing. My wife and I have live on a small piece of native prairie with our two little girls and much of our “spare time” is spent raising sheep, llamas and a variety of chickens.
NCC: Do you have a favourite species?
LM: I have a few! Favourite Bird: western meadowlark; favourite grass: blue grama grass; Favourite forb: sand lily.
NCC: Describe a typical day at work.
LM: At the moment I am still getting settled in and learning my role. I am looking forward to the field season and connecting with producers in my area.