Nicholas Burdock has been appointed as The Nature Trust of BC’s Okanagan Conservation Land Coordinator. Nicholas will be based in Penticton to oversee twenty-eight conservation properties, including two biodiversity ranches, in the Okanagan-Similkameen, Thompson and Boundary regions. Nicholas coordinates all aspects of site management, ecological monitoring, and community relations. He will also lead the Okanagan Conservation Youth Crew each summer. Nicholas has been working for The Nature Trust since 2003. He can be contacted at 250-490-8218 or