Scott Wallace, PhD

Marine Conservation Biologist

Counting fish is just like counting trees  except that they are invisible and keep moving.”  John Shepard, University of South Hampton

Employed by the David Suzuki Foundation, Scott is a marine ecologist whose work focuses on marine conservation issues throughout Canada. There is nothing he enjoys more than being in British Columbia’s coastal wilderness. Scott is an educator, author, activist, naturalist, and fisheries researcher whose career has focused on marine conservation. Scott holds a PhD from the University of British Columbia and has taught several university and college level courses on the marine and coastal ecology of British Columbia. Scott is currently an adjunct professor at the University of British Columbia’s Fisheries Centre. Scott authored a book about the history of basking sharks on the BC coast, and hopes to see this endangered species one day while on board the schooner Passing Cloud.

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