Lauren Tekano

MA Geomatics for Environmental Management (M.G.E.M.)
GIS Technician: Mapping and GISĀ 
Phone: (604) 563-2245
Location: Vancouver Office

Lauren is the Mapping and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician with the Firelight Group. She holds a B.Sc. in Geography from the University of Victoria, where she concentrated in Environment & Sustainability, and has recently obtained her Masters in Geomatics for Environmental Management (M.G.E.M.), through the University of British Columbia’s Forestry Department. Her Masters research project focused in quantifying and mapping forest coverage change due to natural and anthropogenic disturbances in the Squamish River Valley, B.C. Through her studies, she has developed a strong interest in using GIS and remote sensing strategies for problem solving, storytelling and ecological analyses, which lead her to pursue a career in GIS and mapping.

The Firelight Group

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


VANCOUVER (604) 563-2245
VICTORIA (250) 590-9017
EDMONTON (780) 760-1255