Michelle was born in Scotland and moved to Canada as she had a keen interest in Canadian ecology and wildlife. Michelle was the stewardship Manager of Land Care Niagara from 2013-2015. This experience with the organization made her very passionate about the mission of Land Care Niagara and she wanted to volunteer to continue supporting the stewardship initiatives. Michelle has a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from Glasgow University in Scotland and Masters of Science degree in Biology from Laurentian University in Sudbury, ON. She is always striving to advocate for the natural environment and has dedicated much of her professional and personal time to helping Ontario’s Species at Risk.