Forestry Women Who Rock: Cassie Bott-Baxter – Episode 18

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She works as a biologist for an engineering and environmental consulting firm and loves it!  We dive into a great conversation about breaking barriers to fish and new ways of building to help the future.

Education: Honours Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Resource Science from Trent University (2008-2013), Specializing in Indigenous Environmental Studies. Studied abroad in Norway: Songal University College (2011), University of Tromso (2012).

Cassie is an Ecologist with over 5 years of experience the environmental field, including forest management planning, species at risk assessments, and environmental impact studies. Ms. Bott-Baxter’s field experience includes forestry inventories, field survey for vegetation, birds, reptiles and amphibians, and ecological classification. She has also completed Species at Risk surveys for Blanding’s turtle, whip-poor-will, barn swallow, bank swallow, eastern meadowlark, and SAR vegetation. Her past experience includes preparing fish and wildlife license and species at risk permit applications to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, environmental impact studies, natural heritage evaluations, and forest management plans. Ms. Bott-Baxter also has extensive experience working with Indigenous communities conducting consultation on resource projects, land use planning, environmental assessments, and traditional knowledge studies.

 

Job History

Junior Biologist, McIntosh Perry Consulting Engineers (2018 - Present)

Ecologist, EcoTec Environmental Consulting Inc. (2016 – 2018)

Forestry Technician, Cariboo Forestry Consulting (2015 - 2016)

Forestry Coordinator, Tolko Industries (2014 – 2015)

Lands and Resource Assistant, Nazko First Nation (2014)

Fisheries Assistant, Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (2013)

Junior Researcher, Inuit Circumpolar Council/Trent University (2009 – 2011)

 

Volunteering

Affiliations

Nipissing Forest Local Citizen’s Committee Member

Nipissing Forest Operations Task Team Member

Canadian Institute of Forestry Algonquin Section

Nipissing Naturalists

Hobbies/Projects

Plant walks with kids at the local nature area

Writing a field guide for plants for kids

Writing an online course to plant identification

Ski racing, canoeing, snowshoeing, wildcrafting, mycology

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