General Manager – Maret Tae
Honours B.Sc. Wildlife Biology – University of Guelph – 1985
B. Ed. Primary, Junior, Senior – University of Ottawa – 1995
Maret is an Ecologist with over 35 years of experience in the Natural Resource management field. She has conducted environmental studies for the forestry, hydroelectric and mining industries, as well as government. Maret has coordinated multidisciplinary teams in the collection of Environmental Baseline data and preparation of Environmental Impact Assessments. She has completed vegetation, wildlife and aquatic studies in Ontario, Nunavut, Honduras, Cuba, Ecuador and Western Canada. Her technical expertise and extensive field experience encompasses wetland ecology, botany, fish and wildlife biology, ecological restoration, aquatic science and hydrology.
Maret has also spent some years teaching; biology to college and high school students, basic skills at the North Bay psychiatric hospital, advanced sailing skills and nature appreciation.
Maret spends time hiking, canoe tripping, kayaking, cross country skiing and quietly observing the natural environment. She has undertaken challenging canoe and skiing expeditions in northeastern Ontario, and travelled extensively in Europe. In recent years her efforts have focused on market garden development, maple syrup production and running an off-grid ecotourism experience.