Lee Moltzahn (Photo courtesy Lee Moltzahn)

Lee Moltzahn (Photo courtesy Lee Moltzahn)

Lee Moltzahn

NCC: What is your position at NCC?

LM: Natural area manager for Southern Foothills.  

NCC: What is your area of work?  

LM: Conservation/stewardship.

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.

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