Laura Gaster

Field Operations Program Coordinator

Laura is the Field Operations Program Coordinator for the Columbia Shuswap Invasive Species Society.  She joined CSISS in 2015 and coordinates terrestrial invasive plant inventory, treatment and monitoring.  Laura is dedicated to creating an efficient and effective program focusing on preventing the introduction of new invaders, reversing the spread of existing species and restoring native ecosystems to a healthy functioning level.  Laura has a BSc in Biology as well as a course in environmental monitoring.  She has previously worked as a wildlife biologist for an environmental consulting firm and assisted with woodland caribou studies in the North Columbia Mountains.