Joined LGL in 2022
Degrees & Diplomas
M.Sc. University of British Columbia (Forest and Conservation Sciences) 2017
Cert. Université de Sherbrooke (Applied Ecology) 2013
Cert. Université de Sherbrooke (Field Ecology) 2012
B.Sc. (Hons.) Université de Sherbrooke (Biology) 2012
Julien St-Amand is committed to making positive contributions to conservation by leading and collaborating on projects he is passionate about. Julien’s project work includes species at risk research and management; avian and mammal occupancy monitoring; wildlife live‑trapping, tagging, and tracking; backcountry travel; remote‑sensing; long‑term ecological monitoring; vegetation sampling; and amphibian and bat surveys. He has worked in many field settings including backcountry, alpine, grasslands, riparian, urban, tropical rainforest, desert, intertidal, coastal marine, remote islands, and managed and intact forest systems. His professional experience includes work with Parks Canada, Environment and Climate Change Canada, BC Parks, universities, and forestry companies.
Julien has extensive experience with data collection, analysis, and interpretation; as well as designing studies and protocols, and preparing reports and recommendations. He has leadership training from The Wildlife Society and has applied and developed his leadership skills chairing working groups and leading crews in the field. Julien is pursuing his own learning journey to better understand issues faced by Indigenous peoples in Canada. He is grateful to have had the chance to work with Indigenous partners on species at risk and protected area management across BC and northern Québec.