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Name PALIDWOR, KAREN - MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIP IN FOREST AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT
Research Fields TEST Wildlife/forestry management interaction in Manitoba
Categories Environmental Studies
Natural, Physical or Life Sciences
Citizenship Unrestricted
Eligibility Through donations from Manitoba Model Forest and Pine Falls Paper Company and other friends and colleagues, a fund has been established at The University of Manitoba in memory of Karen Palidwor, who died in an automobile accident in November, 1998. The Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative has made a contribution to this fund. Karen graduated from the Natural Resources Institute at The University of Manitoba in 1990 with a Masters Degree in Natural Resources Management, specializing in forest and wildlife management. Karenís research at The University of Manitoba focussed on the assessment of prescribed burning versus shear-blading for elk habitat manipulation in the Duck Mountains of Manitoba. After graduation, Karen worked for the Province of Manitoba as a policy analyst with the Sustainable Development Co-ordination Unit. She then worked as an environmental / wildlife consultant in the private sector, before she began her career with the Pine Falls Paper Company Ltd. as the companyís Wildlife Biologist. At the time of her death she was employed with the Pine Falls Paper Company Ltd. Karen was also very involved with the Manitoba Model Forest and chaired various committees and working groups, as well as serving as a Director on the Board of Governors of the Manitoba Model Forest. This graduate fellowship, valued at the available annual income on the fund, shall be offered each year to a student who:
  • is enrolled as a full-time graduate student at the Natural Resources Institute at The University of Manitoba;
  • is conducting research addressing wildlife / forestry management interaction in Manitoba;
  • is working on a thesis project which will result in a practical application of sustainable forest management, as judged by the selection committee.
  • Value available annual income
    Currency Canadian
    Tenable at University of Manitoba, Natural Resources Institute
    Deadlines No deadlines available
    Application Details Contact the Natural Resources Institute.
     

     
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