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Ecotrust Canada is comprised of a team of professionals skilled in a multitude of disciplines including forestry, GIS, planning, community economic development, marine resource management, eco-certifications, governance, and micro-finance.

François Blanchet

Electronic Monitoring Technician & Analyst

François is a new addition since December 2018 as EM tech in the Skeena office. His background is in the recreational fishing, basic ecology, entomology and event planning. He has travelled the world looking for fish to catch on the fly, worked in amazing places as fish guide and even competed in World Cup fly casting events. Having moved to BC in 1998, he worked in many different fields from snowcat driving, lift maintenance and lodge operations.

Frank understands the fragility of our ecosystem and wanted to make a difference by working with Ecotrust. He is a proud advocate of fish trapping, foraging forest products, and also tests fishing apparel for Patagonia. He is also involved in the community with Search and Rescue, and Army Rangers. He and his wife left Squamish to move North 3 years ago, started a great catering business called Mucho Gusto catering and are happy to have a baby girl on the way!