Jennifer Stonechild

Jennifer Stonechild
Environmental Technician, Edmonton

We are pleased to introduce you to Jennifer Stonechild.

Jennifer graduated in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science from the University of Alberta. Following her degree she completed her Environmental Technician diploma from Fleming College in 2017. Her previous experience includes, Indigenous student and community engagement, analyzing sustainability planning in rural communities across Canada, and analyzing intergovernmental climate change policies.

Through her coursework, Jennifer developed a passion for reclamation projects which lead her to SYLVIS and residuals management. She came to SYLVIS from the Alberta Climate Change Office after completing a two-year term in the Alberta Indigenous Internship Program as a policy analyst.

As an Environmental Technician, Jennifer plays an integral role providing support to the BIOSALIX project, an innovative mine reclamation project located at Paintearth Mine, near Forestburg, Alberta. Jennifer’s main responsibilities include environmental sampling, supervising biosolids hauling, assisting with operational needs, and managing project data. She also provides technical support to the Weyerhaeuser Edson project where wood ash is beneficially managed as an amendment in agricultural soils.

Whether it’s a leisure walk, a strenuous mountain hike, a bike ride, or anything in between, Jennifer loves being outdoors and taking in the scenery! When she is not out galivanting in nature, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family and playing with her dog, Tucker.