2017 Fellows on a field trip during the month-long training program.—Kevin McCann, 2017 Fellow


282 Fellows

58 Countries

All 7 Continents

Executive Director at Canadian Parks Council

Peterborough, Ontario K9H 2M7

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Since 2012, Dawn Carr has been the Executive Director of the Canadian Parks Council, providing professional advice and services to senior executives in Canada’s provincial, territorial and federal park agencies. With 20 years of in situ and intergovernmental experience in parks and protected areas, Dawn’s passion extends into volunteer roles with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), including the World Commission of Protected Areas, Commission for Education and Communication and as a board member on the Canadian National Committee for the IUCN. Dawn’s family and inspiration includes two amazing children and her supportive partner David. Dawn holds a Master's of Public Administration from Queen’s University, a Master of Arts focused on protected area planning from the University of Waterloo (UW) and an Honors Bachelor of Arts specializing in recreation and business (UW).

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I Can Offer

Expertise on parks and protected area management in Canada and Canada's involvement in the IUCN through its National Committee