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Jocelyn Wood

Student, Conservationist, Outdoor Fanatic

Jocelyn Wood had the pleasure of growing up in many regions of British Columbia, including the Kootenays, Okanagan and Vancouver Island.

She graduated from the University of Victoria in political science and environmental studies before moving to Australia for several years to travel and work on farms and for scuba diving operations. During her time away, she traveled Europe, South East Asia, and Australasia, which fed her curious travel bug but also helped her to generate a greater appreciation of home and beautiful B.C.

Jocelyn is currently finishing her diploma at BCIT in fish, wildlife and recreation. When not studying or traveling, Jocelyn works with The Nature Trust of B.C. to meet her ultimate career goal of contributing to conservation and fostering stewardship of B.C.'s natural environments.
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Our Kids Should Have The Same Chance To Conserve Beautiful B.C. As We Do

Some people might think that it is strange, but I feel very fortunate to have grown up in a house without cable television. My parents encouraged my brother and me to play outdoors, look at insects and listen to birds. My childhood experiences in the Okanagan definitely spurred my love of nature and, in my teens, I knew I wanted to pursue a career that involved being outdoors and conserving our "Beautiful B.C."
01/12/2015 05:38 EST