Saskatchewan

Hayley Carlson

Hayley Carlson, a Regina-born environmentalist who loves to fish, takes sustainability seriously.
Hayley Carlson, a Regina-born environmentalist who loves to fish, takes sustainability seriously. (Submitted by Ann Coxworth)
Hayley Carlson, a Regina-born environmentalist who loves to fish, takes sustainability seriously. While studying environmental management at the University of Alberta, she created a, 'How to Save the World Wall of Knowledge.' "Environmental problems," she wrote, "are natural, biological, sociological, economic and political. Solutions require an interdisciplinary approach." Her passion for native prairie brought her back to Saskatchewan, where she is pursuing a master's degree in public policy at the University of Saskatchewan. She is studying attitudes of different stakeholder groups to water management in the S. Sask. River basin. Simultaneously, she holds down two demanding jobs. With the Sask. Environmental Society she coordinates a Climate-Friendly Zone campaign, using volunteers to encourage climate-friendly behavior by Sask. householders. Meanwhile, at Agriculture Canada she is a climate analyst, monitoring impacts of climate and weather on agriculture.

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