14 Sep Calgary Wildlife welcomes new Executive Director
Calgary, September 14, 2020 – Calgary Wildlife is pleased to announce the appointment of our new Executive Director, Bree Jones, effective September 3, 2020.
Bree Jones is joining Calgary Wildlife from Solstice Environmental Management (SEM) where she worked as an Environmental Scientist. Prior to SEM she worked as a Development Manager with Ducks Unlimited Canada focusing her efforts on fund development and before that she worked at the Calgary Zoo as an Endangered Species Researcher which included work with Northern Leopard Frog and the Swift Fox wildlife species.
“As a biologist I have contributed to conservation research both locally and internationally on a wide range of species of mammals and amphibians. I’m looking forward to working with the team and engaging Calgarians to care for and protect wildlife, especially those they interact with.” said Bree Jones.
“Bree has extensive wildlife research and conservation experience with a sophisticated understanding of the role of conservation organizations. She has a proven track record of fund development and stakeholder engagement that we are excited to have her leverage for the sustainability and growth of Calgary Wildlife.” Says Rachel Wade, President, Calgary Wildlife.
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For media inquiries, please contact Bree Jones at Admin@CalgaryWildlife.org or 403-214-1312.
About the Calgary Wildlife
The Calgary Wildlife Rehabilitation Society was established in 1993 to provide expert compassionate care to Calgary’s 400+ wildlife species. Each year we receive over 2,200 injured and orphaned wild patients to our fully accredited wildlife veterinary hospital and our team respond to over 10,000 wildlife-related calls from the public. In addition, Calgary Wildlife provides motivational, skill-building experiences for volunteers and valuable outreach and education services in the community. Calgary Wildlife is a registered charity and the only wildlife hospital within the City of Calgary. Calgary Wildlife supports positive wildlife outcomes for Calgarians and Calgary’s wildlife.