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Articles by Karen Turner

Karen has been writing and executing a variety of internal and external communications for over 16 years. Her experience covers the full content-creation continuum, from planning, strategy and coordination, to writing, publishing and evaluation. She has worked with leading advertising agencies in Toronto, Ottawa and the US, and has written engaging content for every type of audience, industry and media. A natural curiosity and love of learning keeps her in tune with evolving trends, technologies and best practices. Her educational resume includes a BA Honours in Psychology/Sociology, a postgraduate certificate in Media Copywriting, and additional studies in social media, SEO, web analytics, graphic design, print production, and learning principles.

For Judith Davidson, monthly giving comes naturally!


One of my biggest career decisions was whether to work in wildlife protection or healthcare. I ended up choosing healthcare, while keeping my dedication to wildlife as an important aspect of my personal life. While on a cycling trip a few years later I met Jean Langlois, then executive-director of the Ottawa Valley chapter. That’s when I first learned about CPAWS and discovered that this organization was about the things that mattered to me.

A birthday gift: conserving Canada’s wildlife and wild places

  • Published on Jun 29 2017 |
  • by Karen Turner |
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My 6-year-old son does not need any more toys. The house is littered with them. What he does need is a Canada that will continue to offer healthy ecosystems that will sustain his wellbeing into his old age, and beyond. I want him and the generations to come to be able to experience Canada’s natural beauty and wildlife, as I have in my lifetime.

Luncheon on Parliament Hill reinforces support for proposed Thaidene Nene National Park Reserve.


In September, a delegation from Lutsel K’e Dene First Nation came to Parliament Hill for a reception in honour of their homeland in which they want to protect in a national park reserve. Thaidene Nene, meaning Land of the Ancestors, is a spectacular boreal and tundra landscape rich in culture and wildlife, located along the East Arm of Great Slave Lake, NWT.

Will 2016 be the year we save Gros Morne?


As a new year dawns, we are hopeful that 2016 will be the year our federal and provincial governments finally create a buffer zone around Gros Morne National Park to safeguard this amazing World Heritage Site from harmful industrial development threats.

Baleen’s summer vacation


Baleen, our friendly humpback whale mascot, made her way into the Bay of Fundy to join the CPAWS NB crew this summer. Her goal was to see all of New Brunswick’s coastal provincial parks and she succeeded!


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