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Lynn Palmer

Forests and Regional Policy Specialist

Ontario Northern Boreal

Lynn is Forests and Regional Policy Specialist for the ONB and FPCC programs at WCS.

She has a B.Sc. and M.Sc. Forestry with a focus on forest genetics and a PhD in Forest Sciences with a focus on forest policy to foster social-ecological resilience in forest-based communities and forest ecosystems. Lynn has worked extensively for and with First Nations in northern Ontario and BC to advance their rights and interests related to forests and lands.

Lynn currently teaches at Lakehead University on Indigenous peoples and natural resources and has also been teaching at Mount Allison University over the past two years about traditional ecological knowledge.

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Areas of expertise
Boreal