Chris Wagner

BSc Environmental Science
Location: Coast Salish Territories

Chris is a Researcher with the Ecology Team. He has experience providing technical support to communities in environmental impact assessment processes for many different types of projects including mining, transmission lines, roads, nuclear developments, and offshore oil and gas. As well, Chris has experience supporting communities in designing community-led monitoring programs, Indigneous Protected and Conserved Areas (IPCA) planning, engagement with proponents and regulators, and traditional ecological knowledge studies. Chris also has experience conducting baseline surveys for birds, amphibians, mammals and plants.

Chris holds a BSc in Environmental Sciences from the University of Guelph. For his undergraduate thesis, Chris conducted a study assessing lichen diversity within old-growth forests in Northern Ontario. He has also supported Non-Governmental Organizations and Universities in monitoring bird populations and implementing research programs.

The Firelight Group

Research, policy, planning, mapping, negotiation, advisory, and capacity building services for Indigenous and local communities.


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