Program Lead, Ontario and National Watersheds
Based in Toronto, Wendy Cooper manages relationships with donors and partners to build bridges, support unique places, and tackle pressing issues, with a special focus on freshwater nationally and place-based work in Ontario. She has been an active member of the environmental community for more than 15 years, working for a government agency and charitable organizations at a national and community scale, as well as a consultant and a volunteer. Her focus has been on land and water stewardship with a keen and growing interest in the intersections between healthy environments, people, and communities. Wendy also led the Georgian Bay Land Trust, a grassroots charity focused on engaging communities in conservation along the eastern shore of Georgian Bay and North Channel, for eight years as their first Executive Director.