About Us

We are a group of learners, researchers and collaborators from diverse backgrounds and experience who are interested in connections among health, ecosystems and society.

We are located in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada at the University of Northern BC (UNBC).

Our Team

Margot Parkes, Lead

Margot Parkes, Co-lead


Maya Gislason, Co-lead


Bob Woollard, Collaborator


Chris Buse, Co-lead


Shayna Dolan, Research Assistant

Julia Russell, Research Assistant

Julia Russell, Collaborator


Vanessa Sloan Morgan, Research Associate

Kendra Mitchell Foster, Post-Doctoral Fellow

Kendra Mitchell Foster, Post-Doctoral Fellow


Lindsay Beck, Collaborator

Acknowledgement of the Territory

Prince George and UNBC are situated on the unceded, traditional territories of Lheidli T’enneh First Nation. The research group would like to respectfully acknowledge Lheidli T’enneh for hosting us on their lands.