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The Department of Environment & Natural Resources is responsible for advocating and empowering CMM’s member communities’ participation and stewardship interests within the Federal and Provincial mandates relating to Environment, Natural Resources, Climate Change, Lands and Forestry, and Agriculture. This Department oversees Mi’kmawey Forestry, Environmental Services, Agriculture, and Climate Action Programs at CMM. These programs focus on research, education, training, youth engagement, advocacy, technical advisory services, and species at risk recovery work.


Alyx MacDonald

Director of Environment and Natural Resources


Anoogwa Pictou

Earthkeeper Project Coordinator

Anthony King

DENR Project Manager

Chelsey Whalen

Species At Risk Project Coordinator

Chris Aalders

DENR Admin Assistant

Cody Boutilier


Jason McDonald

Conservancy Manager

Lenley Melvin

Species at Risk Project Assistant

Matt Chiasson

DENR Agriculture Coordinator

Melanie Smith

Environmental Services Manager

Renee Paul

Forestry Manager

Selena Denny