Randi Newton eventually succumbed to the call of the northern wild. But back in 2009 she was enrolled in the Conservation Biology program at the University of Alberta. Her work on water quality and bio-accumulation captured our attention.
That was the year she won the Ian Ross Memorial award for her work. This confidence boost inspired her to pursue an MSc in Urban and Regional Planning at Queens. For a few years she practiced these skills in Calgary.
Now you will find Randi in Whitehorse, managing the conservation program for CPAWS in the Yukon. Her varied career has brought her from field work to planning to advocacy…prompted in part by early ACTWS recognition.