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Volunteers of the Month

Volunteers for September, 2011

David Cook, North Shore Vancouver

DLCElfin&TreeIsland_1.JPGDavid Cook is a guardian of the bear’s natural habitat on Vancouver’s North Shore, and he has volunteered to take charge of the berry survey research for our local Bear Aware program. David has degrees in the sciences, and has assumed many leadership roles in natural history and conservation-related organizations in the Vancouver area. David plans and leads interesting interpretative field trips to enable people to reconnect with nature and regain respect for our natural environment, including an annual hike with our Bear Aware volunteers.

Volunteers for August, 2011

Rebecca Edwards, Fernie

Kathy Murray, the Fernie Bear Aware Community Coordinator has nominated Rebecca Edwards as the "Volunteer of the Month."

Rebecca used to be the editor of our local paper, she is now a freelance writer.  She has volunteered her time and very valuable skills as a writer, editor and web designer.  She has built a fantastic website for us (visit and is linking this to our social media which we have just brought online. Rebecca's complete profile can be seen at

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