Articles by Karen Turner
Karen has been writing and executing a variety of internal and external communications for over 16 years. Her experience covers the full content-creation continuum, from planning, strategy and coordination, to writing, publishing and evaluation. She has worked with leading advertising agencies in Toronto, Ottawa and the US, and has written engaging content for every type of audience, industry and media.
A natural curiosity and love of learning keeps her in tune with evolving trends, technologies and best practices. Her educational resume includes a BA Honours in Psychology/Sociology, a postgraduate certificate in Media Copywriting, and additional studies in social media, SEO, web analytics, graphic design, print production, and learning principles.
In September, a delegation from Lutsel K’e Dene First Nation came to Parliament Hill for a reception in honour of their homeland in which they want to protect in a national park reserve. Thaidene Nene, meaning Land of the Ancestors, is a spectacular boreal and tundra landscape rich in culture and wildlife, located along the East Arm of Great Slave Lake, NWT.
As a new year dawns, we are hopeful that 2016 will be the year our federal and provincial governments finally create a buffer zone around Gros Morne National Park to safeguard this amazing World Heritage Site from harmful industrial development threats.
Baleen, our friendly humpback whale mascot, made her way into the Bay of Fundy to join the CPAWS NB crew this summer. Her goal was to see all of New Brunswick’s coastal provincial parks and she succeeded!
For the third summer in a row, local volunteers will be reaching out to Gros Morne visitors and residents. They’ll be encouraging people who are visiting the park or living by it to support establishing a buffer zone to protect it permanently from industrial threats such as oil drilling and fracking.
This summer, we’ve partnered with BOATsmart! & CWF to ask Canadians to think ‘blue’.
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