Thomas M.

Master's DegreeUniversity of Victoria



Thomas has a Bachelor of Environmental Studies degree from University of Waterloo (1980), and a Restoration of Natural Systems Diploma (2003) and Masters of Science degree (2006) from University of Victoria. He worked with First Nations in the Yukon Territory, British Columbia, and Colombia, South America for much of the past 20 years. His MSc. research involved assessment of the impacts of timber harvest and prescribed burning on archaeological sites in the East Kootenays’ Rocky Mountain Trench. As Environmental Technician for the City of Victoria, Thomas works in stewardship, restoration and protection of the natural areas of Garry oak ecosystems in the City’s parks, which involves invasive plant removal, plant propagation and site re-vegetation with native Garry oak species. He was recently successful in getting 3 years of Habitat Stewardship Program funding to protect and enhance populations of 5 of the rarest plant populations in Beacon Hill Park.


  • climate change
  • biodiversity
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • natural resource management
  • tertiary education
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