John Boulanger has worked as a biometrician and field biologist for the last 23 years.  He specializes in the analysis of ecological data and statistical models that are customized to the biology of the organism studied and the study design employed. John is a Registered Professional Biologist and a member in good standing with the College of Applied Biology. He is also a member of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Bear Specialist Group.  In addition to quantitative work, John has worked on field projects addressing estimation issues with bears, caribou, other ungulates, pikas, scuirids, raptors, small mammals, amphibian, water quality, invertebrates and fish species.  For more information see John’s publication list and profile at ResearchGate.

Sampling inverts DarcieDarcie Quamme, M.Sc. RPBio. has a strong background in entomology, aquatic biology, environmental impact assessment, fish and aquatic habitat assessment, and environmental monitoring. She has spent 25 years working in the field of environmental consulting. Darcie is a Registered Professional Biologist and a member in good standing with the College of Applied Biology.  Darcie has also carried out aquatic invertebrates and water quality assessments for forestry, mining, government and community groups on numerous streams and wetlands in the Kootenay area (see projects).  Darcie’s recent work has been featured by:

  • STREAM, the Center for Genomic Biodiversity, University of Guelph,
  • Western Canada Bat Conservation (WCBC)
  • Wildlife Conservation Fund Canada, (WCS Canada)
  • Nakusp and area Community Forest (NACFOR), powerpoint
  • Slocan River Streamkeepers (SRS),
  • Slocan Valley Wetlands and Assessment Project (SWAMP),
  • Water Rangers and the
  • Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network (CBEEN).

Reece Boulanger is a third year Electrical Engineering student at the University of Victoria.  In 2021, Reece applied his skills in technology to work as a drone operator to map and document construction techniques used to restore wetlands.