Kathy Lindsay has been active with the BRWP since 2007 and has been chair of the Board since 2009.
lives in Renfrew and has a family cottage on the Ottawa River just downstream of the confluence with the Bonnechere River.
Professionally, she is Dr. Kathryn Lindsay having obtained a PhD in Biology from Carleton and is an Adjunct Research Professor in Biology and in Geography and Environmental Studies and a co-Director of the Geomatics and Landscape Ecology Research Lab built with funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation.
graduate students have worked on habitat suitability modeling for wildlife, effects of landscape structure on farmland biodiversity, and systematic assessment for wildlife conservation both now and under a climate change future.
She has been employed as a wildlife research ecologist with Environment Canada since 1986 conducting future scenario and ecological risk assessment studies at local to national scales in Canada, the USA and Panama to understand effects of land cover and land use (particularly agriculture and urbanization) on wildlife, water, and people, and to explore approaches for incorporating nature conservation into land-use policy, planning and decision-making.