Episode 40: Carmen Wong, PhD, Ecologist Team Leader, Kluane National Park and Reserve

October 10, 2018

In yet another Yukon-focused episode, Alison Anderson speaks with Carmen Wong all about ecology. You'll find out that it's about more than just trees and bears! Plus, you'll hear Carmen's views on what role scientists should play in communities, her experiences working closely with First Nations elders, and her advice for anyone hoping to enter STEM and ecology.

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Guest: Carmen Wong

Carmen Wong is the Ecologist Team Leader at Kluane National Park and Reserve. She has a PhD in Forest Ecology from the University of British Columbia. At Kluane, she oversees the park’s monitoring, which includes Dall’s sheep, mountain goats, moose, Kokanee salmon, bats and frogs, among other things. For fun, she loves to ski and mountain bike with Bert, the family dog.

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Hosted by: Alison Anderson (@AlisonVAnderson)
Theme Music: “Positive and Fun” by Scott Holmes
Produced by: Vanessa Reich-Shackelford