Lindsay Gauvin holds a Master of Science from the University of Moncton (Class of 2017) with a focus in Ecology. Lindsay has a passion for all non-living and living things and has a keen interest in public education and environmental research and monitoring. Her responsibilities include grant writing, day-to-day administration, accounting, report editing, scientific design, program development, supervision of staff, organizational networking, and community outreach planning. Lindsay is using her position as a platform to get residents of the Petitcodiac River watershed excited about the unique mosaic of ecosystems found in their backyards. This is accomplished by increasing transparency of the PWA’s work through social media, newsletters, and presentations. Lindsay can be reached at email@example.com
Darlene Elward, the PWA’s Project Manager, possesses a Bachelor’s degree specialized in Geography from Université de Moncton (2009), with acquired knowledge in fields such as geology, geomorphology, cartography, and biology. She also has over 14 years of work experience in the environmental conservation sector in New Brunswick and Alberta combined, including environmental stewardship monitoring and education. Some of her responsibilities at the PWA include: helping with the development and distribution of educational tools to raise community awareness; managing and planning of the environmental projects (e.g. wildlife protection and watershed restoration); offering staff orientation and training on health & safety; conducting water quality sampling & scientific lab testing; conducting watershed assessments and wildlife monitoring (e.g. freshwater mussel), analysing data and making it available on several platform, writing scientific reports and assisting with grant applications. Darlene shares her environmental passion with others through her work while keeping a positive mindset on a brighter future for our watershed’s ecological integrity.
Project Leader: Broken Brooks
Shane Boyd is the Project Leader of our Broken Brooks program. Having a passion for the environment, he graduated from Mount Allison University in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree, majoring in environmental science and minoring in biology and astronomy. Two years later, he went on to get a community college diploma in electronic engineering technology, majoring in alternate energy systems. Shane enjoys meeting and working with new people who also take an interest in environmental topics. His goal is to help improve the environment in the Petitcodiac watershed through remediation projects and educational outreach. Currently, he is working on the Broken Brooks project with the summer students, performing culvert assessments in the Hall’s Creek watershed and remediating rivers where culverts prevent fish from migrating upstream to more suitable waters.
Project Leader: Water Guardian/ Water Quality Monitoring
Brittany is an environmental enthusiast who was ecstatic to rejoin the PWA in May. As a past Nature Interpretation Program Project Assistant she is thrilled to be working within the Petitcodiac watershed to bridge scientific data monitoring efforts with citizen awareness and outreach. She looks forward to her contributions in water quality monitoring within the Petitcodiac watershed, and in stormwater management and rain harvest practices. She recently graduated from Mount Allison University with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Environmental Studies with a focus on environmental policies. Last year during field work she was graced by the spotting of a Wood Turtle, but this year she aims to be the first on the team to find a Triangle Floater in our waterways!
Katie Smith is a student at the University of Ottawa, majoring in Environmental Studies. Her favourite topics of study are ecology, geomatics and environmental law. In Katie’s free time, she loves to do outdoor activities such as hiking and camping. This summer she is working on a variety of our projects as a senior project assistant.
Ashleah Cowan is an Environmental Sustainability Studies major at Acadia University. She is very passionate about the environment and sparking an environmental passion in others, as such her specialization is education and outreach. She enjoys spending time in nature and simply appreciating its interconnected beauty. After university she hopes to become a sustainable consultant or continue her work with non-for-profit organization such as the Petitcodiac Watershed Alliance.
Robin Libert is a student of the University of Moncton in a specialization in Biology and a senior project assistant here at the PWA. Robin wants to be a zoologist after the graduation and his favorite animals are lions, tigers and panthers. He has a huge interest in going hiking and learning about new things.
Liz White is a student at the University of New Brunswick and is doing a bachelor of science in environment and natural resources. She has a passion for the outdoors and has a particular interest in trees. She is currently doing a specialization in general resource management and hopes to work with managing ecosystems for the betterment of people and the planet. Liz can often be found trudging through the woods or trying to identifying every tree she sees.
Sarah Jardine – Past Project Leader: Green Infrastructure
Lauren Farley – Past Broken Brooks/Water Quality Project Assistant
Taylor Wood – Past Broken Brooks Project Assistant
Claire Barnes -Past Nature Interpretation Program Project Assistant
Jenna MacQuarrie – Past Project Manager: Water Quality Monitoring, Microbiology Lab, Health & Safety
Emily Piggott – Past Project Manager: Water Quality Monitoring, Microbiology Lab, Health & Safety
Theresa Johnston – Past Project Leader: Broken Brooks & Atlantic Canadian Culvert Assessment Toolkit
Mariah Robichaud – Past Project Leader: Waste Warriors Program and Project Assistant of the Wood Turtle
Abbie Gail Jones – Past Project Assistant
Sarah Dale – Past Project Assistant
Bryan Gallant – Past Broken Brooks Project Assistant
Ryan Furlotte – Past Broken Brooks and Wood Turtle Monitoring & Videography Project Assistant
Andrew Downey – Past Project Leader of the Wood Turtle Monitoring, Outreach & Education, Videography
Laura Windhorst – Past Project Leader of the Local Ecological Knowledge Project
Matthew Vickruck – Past Fish Population Monitoring & Urban Biodiversity Enhancement Field Technician
Holly MacDonald – Past Graphic Design Coordinator
Celine Leblanc – Past Translation Coordinator
Julie Hatcher – Past Broken Brooks, Species-at-Risk Monitoring and Volunteer Program Development Project Assistant
Will Bauer – Past Broken Brooks Project Assistant
Courtney Smith – Past Project Leader of the Wood Turtle Monitoring and Stewardship Program
Alex Miller – Past Petitcodiac Fish Recovery Coalition project assistant. He is also a member of the North American Youth Parliament for Water.
Kyle Morand – Pas Water Quality & Storm Water Management Project Assistant
Christine Gilroy – Past Project Leader, she is pursuing a Master’s degree studying Atlantic Sturgeon.
Monik Richard – Past ED, now works as Senior Biologist with Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Susan Linkletter – Past Manager, now pursues full time organic agricultural endeavours in Salisbury, NB