Jackie Swartz (Pronouns: she, her, hers)
Jackie born and raised in Alberta continues to make this her home. Jackie graduated from Olds college with a Bachelor of Science in horticulture. Currently, Jackie is working on a degree in Environmental Practice at Royal Roads University. Her area of specialty focuses on environmental law and policy. As an environmentalist Jackie loves to be outdoors with Tala Rain, a regal Shiloh shepherd. Together they explore the flora and fauna found in this diverse city.
Leah Elford (she, her, hers)
With a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology and Environmental Studies, and over eight years teaching programs with Calgary Parks, Leah is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to the natural world. She has also spent time developing programs for Parks Canada, The Calgary Horticultural Society and Girl Guides of Canada. Leah is an avid explorer, birder and naturalist, who believes in building connections with the natural world, but also in building on-going relationships to the landscape. You can regularly find her in the garden, hiking with her husband and two dogs, or canoeing down the river.