December 15, 2009
Morgan Traverse Joins the Land Trust
EALT is delighted to have Ms Morgan Traverse join the Land Trust as Project Coordinator. She has a Bachelor of Science in Natural Resource Science from Thompson Rivers University in BC, and a diploma in Recreation, Fish and Wildlife Technology from Selkirk College in BC.
Morgan has a strong range of practical field skills related to species identification, wildlife and ecosystem management, GIS and GPS. She also has experience with other land trusts, and has been involved in monitioring, water quality testing, invasive species mapping, rare plant surveys, and property health assessments.
Morgan looks forward to involvement in all of EALT’s activities, particularly our Site Assessment, Baseline Inventory, and Management Planning teams, and in working with volunteers. Morgan can be reached via the EALT office, or by phoning 780 940–1421.
We all welcome Morgan to the EALT team!
November 30, 2009
Board Chair in City “Salute to Excellence”
EALT Directors and staff are delighted to congratulate Margaret Reine, our Board Chair, for her recent distinction from the City of Edmonton. She was one of two individuals presented with a Citation for Community Service. Citation Awards are for individuals or groups who have given significant service and inspirational leadership to enrich life in the City in various fields – arts and culture, sports, and community service.
As the City program says:
“Margaret Reine is a dedicated leader in environmental protection and education. Instrumental in establishing the Clifford E. Lee Nature Sanctuary, she is a volunteer with extensive participation in groups relating to natural history, such as the Alberta Water Council, River Valley Alliance and City of Edmonton Master Naturalist Program. Reine has worked as a park naturalist, literacy coordinator and University of Alberta instructor. As well as educating people about natural areas, she spent 16 years as an adult educator teaching literacy students and training volunteers to tutor literacy students. She is currently involved with the Lee Nature Sanctuary Society, the Edmonton and Area Land Trust and the Edmonton Nature Club”.
Way to go, Marg!