Theresa Loewen , PAg
Theresa is a Professional Agrologist (P.Ag.) and Agroecologist, specializing in agricultural and ecological land classification and mapping, environmental impact assessment and mitigation planning, soil and arable land conservation, reclamation planning, and management, with experience in environmental consulting, natural resource management, and agricultural production systems in Kelowna, BC. She is a Master’s graduate from the University of British Columbia, Okanagan as part of the research team with The Okanagan Institute for Biodiversity, Resilience, and Ecosystem Services (BRAES). Her thesis titled “Integrating Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity in Landscape Management for Multifunctional Agroecosystems: A Case Study in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia" specializes in applied Agroecology. Her research focuses on integrating ecological values and the principles of sustainable/regenerative agriculture into land management strategies in order to conserve the sensitive ecosystems, species at risk, and natural biodiversity on agricultural and privately owned lands, while supporting the agricultural industry and farming community in the Okanagan.