Megan holds a BSc in Biology from Dalhousie University and an MScF in Forest Ecology from the University of New Brunswick. She worked for over a decade in the non-profit environment and natural resource sectors, and was a longtime supporter of Forests Intl. before she joined the staff in 2015. Megan manages the Canada Forest Program, where she works to safeguard old forest and restore degraded young forests, manages Forests Intl’s forest carbon offset projects, works to integrate climate change resilience into regional forest management practices, and builds rural capacity to manage the Acadian Forest for income and as a long-term ecological resource. Megan comes from a family of forest workers and farmers, and is a forest and farm owner herself in a rural New Brunswick community.
To foster environmental stewardship internationally by establishing community forests, promoting sustainable forestry techniques and initiating environmental education.