Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is saying that Larry Kaumeyer will grow to be its chief government officer this fall.
“I’ve been an avid supporter of Ducks Unlimited Canada my entire life. It’s an honour to be joining a team that delivers such a meaningful and tangible impact on the landscape,” says Kaumeyer. “I look forward to building on this record of success.”
Kaumeyer grew up on a cattle farm exterior of Calgary, Alta., and in latest a long time, has held management roles within the power and monetary sectors whereas volunteering with conservation-based non-profit organizations.
Kaumeyer is properly often known as a senior strategic advisor for the federal government of Alberta, the place he’s carried ahead his dedication to conservation, serving to ship many science-based environmental and local weather insurance policies, forging sturdy relationships with influential politicians throughout events, and partnering with business leaders throughout the agriculture, power, and forestry sectors to advance sustainability efforts.
“This is a critical moment in our collective effort to mitigate climate change and protect our natural resources and wildlife habitats,” says Kaumeyer. “I am proud and humbled to lead the Ducks Unlimited Canada team and collaborate with our partners across industries and sectors to create positive outcomes for our natural spaces—and our communities that depend on them.”
So far, DUC has conserved greater than 6.6 million acres throughout the nation by way of its habitat packages and influenced 195.2 million extra by way of partnerships and coverage efforts, says the group.
The group is guided by its in-house workforce of conservation scientists who’re world-leaders in wetland and waterfowl biology and ecology. DUC additionally delivers award-winning teaching programs designed to equip the following technology with the required instruments and data.
“As we increase the scale of our conservation efforts to conserve and restore more wetland and grassland habitats and contribute to Canada’s climate and biodiversity goals, Larry’s leadership skills, experience across industries, and propensity for relationship building will be instrumental in our ongoing success,” says Kevin Harris, president of DUC.
Kaumeyer might be becoming a member of DUC on October 4, 2021. Karla Guyn, DUC’s present CEO, will stay in place to help with the transition till her retirement on the finish of October.