Senior Wildlife Ecologist
Norm MacLean, B.Sc., is a Senior Wildlife Biologist with LGL Limited. He is a graduate of the University of Alaska – Fairbanks and has 20 years of professional experience in Alaska, Northwest Territories, and British Columbia. Prior to joining LGL Limited in 2002, Norm was the Forest Ecosystem Specialist based in Dease Lake (1994-2002) for the former BC Ministry of Environment, Lands, and Parks. He has expertise on environmental, fish and wildlife, and habitat issues in boreal ecosystems for timber supply reviews, forestry planning, and land use planning (e.g., Cassiar Iskut Stikine Land and Resource Management Plan, and Dease Liard Sustainable Resource Management Plan). In addition, Norm has been involved in wildlife/forest management studies in southeastern Yukon and northwestern British Columbia. Currently, he is involved in ecosystem-based forest planning in the Dease Liard Supply Block (B.C.) for the Kaska Dena, providing technical assessments of winter habitats for caribou, moose, and mountain goats for the BC Ministry of Water, Lands, and Air Protection, and involved in land use planning for the Liidli Kue First Nation in the Northwest Territories. Recently, Norm was appointed as the Independent Chair of the Kaska Forest Resources Stewardship Council. The Council is comprised of Kaska Nation and Government representatives that are tasked to deliver ecosystem based forest planning in SE Yukon by 2005. The plans are to identify areas for developing a sustainable forest economy, while providing for other forest values and interests.