Marshall Birch’s work with Nature United is focused on engagement with Indigenous Communities within Manitoba’s boreal forest region. As a Metis Citizen, Marshall believes strongly in the importance of Indigenous leadership in decision making on resource management and conservation issues. Prior to his time with Nature United, Marshall worked with Indigenous communities, government, industry, and the non-profit sector on consultation, natural resources, and environmental initiatives. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Studies & Geography from the University of Winnipeg, as well as an Advanced Diploma in Geographic Information Systems from Red River College. In his spare time, Marshall enjoys playing music, bird watching, reading, studying languages, and exploring natural and urban environments by bicycle and on foot.