The Coastal Douglas Fir Zone (CDF) extends throughout the Lower Mainland's Georgia Basin and is recognized by conservation biologists as one of the most biologically unique and lush landscapes in Western Canada. Despite its degradation, the area has yet to see a sustained, coordinated effort by government, non-profits and private land owners to ensure of one of our most treasured native landscapes is conserved for future generations.
Dr. Peter Arcese is professor and FRBC chair of Applied Conservation Biology, and co-director of the Centre for Applied Conservation Research, in the Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia. He earned a BA in Zoology at the University of Washington, and MSc and PhD degrees in Zoology at UBC. <br> <br> Peter has been a director since 2009 and vice chair of The Nature Trust of British Columbia since April 2013.
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