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Ian Adams

BC KBA Regional Coordinator

Key Biodiversity Areas

Ian Adams is the Regional Coordinator for Key Biodiversity Areas in British Columbia. Ian has worked as a professional biologist in many capacities for over 30 years. Much of his work has focused on species at risk. Most recently, he has worked on behalf of the Ktunaxa Nation Council for wildlife conservation throughout their traditional territory, ʔamakʔis Ktunaxa, in southeastern BC. He has worked as a consulting ecologist, taught undergraduate biology courses and was a species at risk biologist for the Province of BC. Ian has written COSEWIC reports and recovery strategies for several species including American badger, Rocky Mountain tailed frog and Haida ermine. He has worked and travelled through British Columbia and has a deep appreciation for the diversity found throughout the province.

Ian holds an MSc in Wildlife Ecology from the University of Guelph, where he reintroduced southern flying squirrels to Point Pelee National Park in southwestern Ontario.

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