Land Manager & Biologist:
Laura manages Conservancy nature reserves and covenant monitoring and enforcement. She also writes grant proposals and reports, in coordination with the Executive Director, and oversees a team of consultants to complete field work and land management. Laura has a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Environmental Studies from the University of Victoria, as well as a diploma in the Restoration of Natural Systems from the University of Victoria. She has worked for 25 years in the field of wildlife biology and conservation, participating in diverse field work including mountain goats, bighorn sheep, trumpeter swans, songbirds, raptors, amphibians, reptiles, gastropods, and rare plants. Most of her work has focused on conservation and management of rare and endangered species in both the US and Canada. She has been at the Conservancy since 2007.