Annie Ferland, project manager, Montreal and Basses-Laurentides (Photo by NCC)
Project manager for Montreal and the Lower Laurentians
After completing a program in biology research and inventory techniques at the Cégep de Sainte-Foy, Annie Ferland went on to study agronomy at the Université Laval, specializing in soils and the environment. She began working with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) in 2009 as a science and stewardship intern. Today, she oversees projects in Montreal and the lower Laurentians.
Over the years, Annie has participated in numerous NCC projects in the St. Lawrence estuary, the Mauricie region and the White Mountains. Since 2014, she has focused on conservation in the Montreal Greenbelt and the Laurentians.
Annie is responsible for coordinating research projects on species at risk, identifying conservation priorities, coordinating land acquisitions and managing protected natural areas, especially organizing activities to enhance natural habitats and improve site accessibility.
Annie is also a member of the group responsible for implementing the northern map turtle recovery plan.