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Amanda Karst outdoor headshot of a smiling woman. ©; Melody Charlie

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Amanda Karst

Community Outreach Coordinator

Canada

  • Areas of Expertise

    policy, community, watershed planning, youth engagement

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Biography

Amanda Karst joined Nature United in 2016 as Community Outreach Coordinator. She is Metis, originally from Saskatchewan, and now based in Manitoba. Prior to joining Nature United, she worked across Canada for over a decade on environmental initiatives with indigenous communities.  She graduated from University of Victoria with an M.Sc. in ethnobotany and plant ecology.

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Articles

  • A moose named Bando stands in bluejoint grass at sunset. The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge is where the world's only moose research center can be found. Alaska

    Speaking for the Moose

    In northern Manitoba, concern over moose populations—a cultural keystone species—is a common theme. Read More

  • In the Boreal wetlands near The Pas, Manitoba, more than 230 bird species find an important staging area during migration.

    Community Outreach in the Boreal

    "Our approach isn't cookie-cutter; we build projects in a collaborative way, based on the mutual goals of Nature United and each indigenous community we worth with." Read More