Bob Peart, Commissioner

Bob Peart, Canada Commissioner

Bob is a biologist, and he has specialized in the fields of parks management, land use planning and environmental education for nearly 40 years with government, the non-profit sector and as a self-employed consultant. Previously Bob has worked for Sierra Club BC, Parks Canada, the Canadian Wildlife Service, the BC Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs, the BC Outdoor Recreation Council, the Royal BC Museum and the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society-BC Chapter.

Bob has volunteered for numerous organizations related to these fields, such as the Child and Nature Alliance of Canada, Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative and the Grasslands Conservation Council of BC. Currently Bob serves as the elected Chair of Nature Canada. In recognition of his work and volunteer contributions Bob has been awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal and the J.B. Harkin Conservation Medal.