Mindy Skinner ‘15

What was your Question?
How can we foster ecological resilience?

What are you doing now?
I’m a Resource Management Technician with Parks Canada.

What Concentration Courses did you take?

Behavioural Ecology (Life Sciences)
Plant Biodiversity (Life Sciences)
Doing Science: Research Design and Communication (Life Sciences)
Coastal Field Ecology (Life Sciences)
Marine and Coastal Conservation (Interdisciplinary)
Independent Study: Wildlife Conservation and Management (Life Sciences)
Introduction to Ethnobotany (Life Sciences)
Exploring the Ecological Self (Interdisciplinary)

What was your Keystone Project?
Huckleberry Monitoring: A tool to inform human-bear conflict management in Mount Revelstoke and Glacier National Parks

What are some of the things you did outside the classroom?
I worked as a researcher and field technician for Parks Canada. In this role, I led a research project to measure huckleberry production, and designed a long-term monitoring program as part of my Keystone.

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