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Master's in Resource and Environmental Management
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC

  • Fisheries Science and Management Research Group
  • Thesis topic: “Reliably diagnosing Fraser River sockeye salmon declines in a variable world”
  • Teaching Assistant for graduate-level course in Risk Assessment and Decision Analysis for Management of Natural Resources
    • teaching ability evaluation: 3.81 out of 4
  • Organized the 2012 Inter-Departmental Ecology of Aquatic Systems Symposium
  • Organized weekly research group meetings
  • Awards: Graduate Fellowship, Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship

Independent student, Faculty of Engineering
McGill University, Montréal, QC
Winter 2009

Bachelor of Science
McGill University, Montréal, QC

  • Biology Major, Psychology Minor, with Distinction
  • Student exchange to the National University of Singapore (2007)
  • Independent Research Project in Population Ecology

Courses Taken

Resource and Environmental Management

  • REM 601 The Social Science of Natural Resource Management
  • REM 612 Simulation Modelling in Natural Resource Management
  • REM 613 Methods in Fisheries Assessment
  • REM 621 Ecological Economics
  • REM 625 Risk Assessment and Decision Analysis for Management of Natural Resources
  • REM 631 Earth Systems and Global Change in Environmental Management
  • REM 643 Environmental Conflict and Dispute Resolution
  • REM 644 Public Policy Analysis and Administration
  • REM 660 Special Topics in Natural Resource Management: Applied Quantitative Ecology
  • REM 660 Special Topics in Natural Resource Management: Resilience-based Management
  • REM 698 Field Resource Management Workshop
  • REM 801 Principles of Research Methods


  • BIOL 466 Independent Research Project
  • LSM 4262 Tropical Conservation Biology
  • LSM 4261 Marine Biology
  • BIOL 308 Ecological Dynamics
  • BIOL 307 Behavioural Ecology
  • BIOL 306 Neurobiology and Behaviour
  • BIOL 304 Evolution
  • BIOL 303 Developmental Biology
  • BIOL 301 Cell and Molecular Laboratory
  • BIOL 215 Intro to Ecology and Evolution
  • BIOL 206 Methods in Biology of Organisms
  • BIOL 205 Biology of Organisms
  • BIOL 202 Basic Genetics
  • BIOL 201 Cell Biology & Metabolism
  • BIOL 200 Molecular Biology
  • BIOL 112 Cell and Molecular Biology
  • BIOL 111 Principles: Organismal Biology

Psychology and Neuroscience

  • NEUR 603 Computational Neuroscience
  • PSYC 471 Human Motivation
  • PSYC 342 Hormones and Behaviour
  • PL 3236 Abnormal Psychology
  • PSYC 333 Personality and Social Psychology
  • PSYC 318 Behavioural Neuroscience 2
  • PSYC 304 Child Development
  • PSYC 215 Social Psychology
  • PSYC 213 Cognition

Other Sciences

  • MATH 323 Probability
  • MATH 263 Ordinary Differential Equations and Linear Algebra
  • MATH 262 Intermediate Calculus
  • COMP 250 Introduction to Computer Science
  • CHEM 212 Intro Organic Chemistry 1
  • MATH 203 Principles of Statistics 1
  • COMP 202 Introduction to Computing 1
  • PHYS 142 Electromagnetism & Optics
  • MATH 141 Calculus 2
  • MATH 140 Calculus 1
  • PHYS 131 Mechanics and Waves
  • CHEM 120 General Chemistry 2
  • CHEM 110 General Chemistry 1


  • HIST 215 Modern European History
  • SE 1101E Southeast Asia: A Changing Region
  • SN 1101E South Asia: People, Culture, Development


  • Python Programming Fundamentals (University of Toronto, 2020)
  • Going Places with Spatial Analysis (ESRI, 2020)
  • A Global History of Architecture (MIT, 2017)
  • Financial Markets (Yale, 2015)
  • Gut Check: Exploring Your Microbiome (University of Colorado, 2015)
  • From GPS and Google Maps to Spatial Computing (University of Minnesota, 2014)

High School Diploma
Glebe Collegiate Institute, Ottawa, ON

  • Honour Roll every year
  • University of Toronto National Biology Competition award (2004)
  • Exercise Science Academic Excellence Award (2004)
    • Top student in the course
  • Junior Achievement Company Program (2003-04)
    • Received Advisor’s Choice Award
  • Robotics team (2003-04)
  • Glebe General Proficiency Award (2003)
    • Top 10 students in grade 11
  • Athletics: rugby team, swim team, cross-country running team
  • Royal Conservatory of Music Grade 6 Piano, Level 2 Theory

Reports & Publications

  • Boulanger, J. and d'Eon-Eggertson, F. (in prep). Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway 2013-2020 Grizzly Bear DNA Inventory: Assessment of Response to Highway Development. Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Government of the Northwest Territories. Manuscript Report No. xxx.
  • d’Eon-Eggertson, F. 2023. Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway and Harvest. Government of the Northwest Territories Manuscript Report No. 306, 31pp.
  • Boulanger, J., & d’Eon-Eggertson, F. 2023. Analysis of the Effects of the Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway on Barren-Ground Caribou. Government of the Northwest Territories Manuscript Report No. 305, 47pp.
  • Nááts’įhch’oh National Park Reserve (2019). Ecological Integrity Monitoring Plan. Prepared by Faye d’Eon-Eggertson, Parks Canada, Tulita. 72 pp.
  • Nááts’įhch’oh National Park Reserve (2018). 2018 Annual Resource Conservation Monitoring Report. Prepared by Tess Espey, Heather Earle, and Faye d’Eon-Eggertson, Parks Canada, Tulita NT.
  • Nááts’įhch’oh National Park Reserve (2017). 2017 Annual Resource Conservation Monitoring Report. Prepared by Faye d’Eon-Eggertson, Parks Canada, Tulita.
  • Nááts’įhch’oh National Park Reserve (2016). 2016 Annual Resource Conservation Monitoring Report. Prepared by Faye d’Eon-Eggertson, Parks Canada, Tulita NT.
  • d'Eon-Eggertson, F., Dulvy, N.K., and Peterman, R.M. (2015). Reliable Identification of Declining Populations in an Uncertain World. Conservation Letters, 8: 86-96
  • d'Eon-Eggertson, F. (2013). Reliably diagnosing Fraser River sockeye salmon declines in a variable world (MRM thesis). SFU Library.

Skills & Certifications

  • Bilingual (English/French)
  • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), GIS software, and programming (R, Python)
  • Wilderness First Responder, Wilderness Advanced First Aid, Standard First Aid with CPR-C & AED, Bronze Cross
  • Incident Command System Level 100 & 200
  • Pleasure Craft Operator License
  • MED A3 Small Non-Pleasure Vessel Basic Safety
  • Marine Radio Operator License (ROC-M)
  • Swiftwater Rescue Technician (SRT-1)
  • Canadian Aquatic Biomonitoring Network (CABIN) Project Manager
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods Certificate
  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Certification, Drysuit Certification
  • Avalanche Skills Training Level 1 (AST-1)
  • Canadian Firearms License (PAL)
  • Parks Canada Firearms Safety Course & Qualification
  • Valid Driver's License

Work Experience

Regional Biologist
Environment and Natural Resources, Government of Northwest Territories, Inuvik, NWT
May 2022-present

  • Responsible for designing and conducting research and monitoring pertaining to carnivores and furbearers in the Inuvik Region
  • Technical advisor for the department at regional, national, and international wildlife meetings
  • Summarized and communicated results of wildlife studies to co-management partners
  • Reviewed research proposals and issued research permits to external researchers

Wildlife Biologist
Environment and Natural Resources, Government of Northwest Territories, Inuvik, NWT
June 2019-April 2022

  • Served as the Wildlife Division's primary authority on impacts of development on wildlife and wildlife habitat in the Inuvik Region
  • Assessed impacts to wildlife (grizzly bears, caribou, wolves, and wolverine) of the recently constructed Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk Highway
  • Coordinated and led a grizzly bear DNA study over a 10,000 square kilometre study area
    • Modified field program to adhere to covid-19 protocols during the 2020 field season
  • Conducted spatial analyses of harvest data
  • Provided expert advice to senior management, renewable resource co-management boards, other departments within the GNWT and regulatory and monitoring agencies on environmental assessment in the region
  • Prepared annual reports and educational materials, presented results to the Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway Working Group, with partners from territorial government, Indigenous governments, federal government, and contractors
    • Organized the 2020 working group meeting with covid-19 restrictions
  • Collaborated with other departmental staff, staff from other GNWT departments, environmental agencies, regulatory agencies, industry, wildlife co-management boards, consultants, research centres, Hunters and Trappers Committees and communities
  • Developed and ran a beginner R programming course (April 2020)
    • 45 participants signed up from several organizations across the territories
  • Assisted with other wildlife surveys including:
    • Polar bear biopsy darting survey in the Beaufort Sea
    • Caribou and muskox aerial surveys and caribou collaring
    • Small mammal trapping & hare pellet transect surveys

Resource Management Supervisor
Parks Canada, Nááts'įhch'oh National Park Reserve, Tulita, NWT
August 2016-May 2019

  • Led Nááts’įhch’oh National Park Reserve’s Ecological Integrity Monitoring Program, including the development of associated projects, activities, processes, milestones and deliverables
  • Developed and wrote Nááts’įhch’oh's first Ecological Integrity Monitoring Plan, mapping out the next ten years of scientific monitoring in the park, including long-term monitoring objectives and budgets
  • Designed, led and conducted applied science monitoring in the park to assess the status of environmental components including birds, vegetation, fish, bats, water quality, benthic invertebrates, and wildlife captured on remote cameras
  • Designed and refined wildlife and environmental monitoring protocols
  • Collected and analysed spatial and non-spatial data on natural resource abundance and distribution
  • Coordinated planning and logistics for field work, including personnel, equipment, schedules and travel to a fly-in park located 300km away from the office
  • Ran hiring processes, mentored and supervised staff, developed work plans, and managed staff performance, training and development
  • Managed the resource management budget, including contracting and procurement for supplies and services
  • Reported on environmental integrity monitoring progress and results in order to build the knowledge base of the park
  • Provided technical input into resource management project design; researched and synthesized information from the scientific literature, unpublished literature and traditional use studies; consulted with science staff across Parks Canada and external experts to obtain data and information
  • Communicated and presented resource management programs and project results to Parks Canada staff, the Nááts'įhch'oh Management Committee, indigenous partners, community members, and stakeholders.
  • Established and maintained partnerships, networks and exchanges with our cooperative management committee, indigenous partners, other resource conservation managers and scientists at Parks Canada, renewable resource boards, external experts, and stakeholders
  • Participated in community meetings, management committee meetings, and planning workshops
  • Other roles, including:
    • Conducting Environmental Impact Assessments for development projects in the Park
    • Research Coordinator for external research in the Park
    • Visitor safety and human-wildlife conflict management
    • Occupational Health & Safety Committee Representative

Acting Park Superintendent
Parks Canada, Nááts'įhch'oh National Park Reserve, Tulita, NWT
February 2017-October 2018

  • Approximately two months per year
  • Management responsibilities including staffing, finances, and policy development

Environmental Scientist - Contaminated Sites
Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Vancouver, BC
November 2012-July 2016

  • Major projects:
    • Researched and analysed the uptake of contaminants from the soil into berries, including a literature review, a human health risk assessment, consultation with subject matter experts, a field experiment, a lab experiment to examine bioavailability, data compilation & analysis, report writing, and presentation of results (photo )
    • Analysed the spatial distribution of metal contamination at lightstations
    • Conducted a literature review of innovative remediation alternatives for remote contaminated sites
    • Developed training materials and trained staff on drinking water sampling methods
    • Reviewed environmental assessment reports for over 900 shore lights for the potential presence of species at risk and provided conservation recommendations to site managers
  • Conducted field sampling and remediation, often at remote contaminated sites:
    • Sampled groundwater, soil, sediment, surface water, plant and animal tissue, and conducted environmental monitoring and GPS surveying
    • Coordinated site visit logistics, field equipment, and health & safety plans (photo )
  • Prepared and reviewed technical reports, including Environmental Site Assessments, environmental risk management plans, environmental monitoring reports, and monitoring reports for groundwater, air quality, and drinking water
  • Managed record keeping and databases for contaminated sites data and environmental reports
  • Worked with contractors, facility managers, First Nations, and interdepartmental staff

Resource Conservation Assistant
Parks Canada, Rideau Canal National Historic Site, Smiths Falls, ON
May-August 2010

  • Planned and managed a project with the objective of using radio-telemetry to track turtle movement, activity and habitat use (photo )
  • Conducted inventories for Species at Risk along the Rideau Canal waterway (photo )

Agriculture Canada, Ottawa, ON
March 2010

  • Performed a literature search on the effects of climate change on alien invasive species

Research Assistant - Organic Agriculture
University of Guleph, Campus d'Alfred, Alfred, ON
May-September 2009

  • Researched organic alternatives to insecticides for livestock pest flies (photo )
  • Trapped and identified insects for a study on local beetle diversity
  • Collected rainfall data throughout southeastern Ontario

Events Coordinator
Hostelling International, Toronto, ON
September-November 2008

  • Organized and led tours and outings for tourists to various local events and attractions
  • Worked with other organizations to provide services to guests

Field Assistant
University of Guelph/Michigan State University, Pigeon River State Forest, Michigan
May-August 2008

  • Worked on a study examining climate change related effects on the interactions between two mouse species
  • Researched the ecology, life history and behaviour of white footed and deer mice
  • Collected data from mice in the field, including trapping, handling, and taking tissue samples (photo )

Nature Interpreter
Sunbury Shores Arts & Nature Centre , St. Andrews, NB
July-August 2007

Information Officer / Interpreter
Centre of the Universe, Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics, National Research Council, Victoria, BC
May-August 2005 and 2006

  • Educated the general public about astrophysics, and Canada's contributions to the field (photo )
  • Developed and presented multimedia presentations and scientific demonstrations for visitors and private groups of all ages
  • Responded to inquiries from the general public in both official languages
  • Administrative and front desk duties (admissions, gift shop, cash reports, etc.)

Information Officer
Elections Canada, Montréal, QC
January 2006

  • Provided bilingual information to voters at polling stations

Ontario Ranger
Ministry of Natural Resources, Sioux Lookout, ON
July-August 2003

  • Environmental projects, including park maintenance, trail and portage grooming, ecological preservation work
  • Community projects, involvement in local festivals and cultural events, including First Nations events, and educational projects

Community & Volunteer Activities


  • Ɂehdzo Got’ı̨nę Gots’ę́ Nákedı - Sahtú Renewable Resources Board
    • Member for Government of Canada (2021-2026)
    • Alternate member for Government of Canada (2019-2021)
  • Nááts'įhch'oh Management Committee
    • Alternate member for Government of Canada (2019-2022)

Puzzle Author
Aug 2023

Inuvik Ski Club

  • Vice-President
  • Planned and ran an annual ski orienteering event in collaboration with Aurora Research Institute

Girl Guides of Canada

  • Ember & Sparks Leader

Inuvik Book Club Co-Organiser

Walk to Tuk

  • Team captain for the “Meandering Moose” (2017-2019)

Volunteer Firefighter

  • Firefighter I & II training
  • Fire Captain (2018-2019)

Future Science Leaders Instructor
March-April 2016

  • Taught high school students about environmental topics at Science World

Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology


Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS)

  • Provided information at community outreach events

DFO Young Professionals Network

  • Received certificate of recognition for initiative and leadership (2015 & 2016)
  • Created a French language group to advance bilingualism in the Pacific region
  • Bike to Work Week team captain (“The Fish Peddlers”)

Simon Fraser University Outdoors Club

  • President (2011-2012)
    • Recruited and coordinated a team of executive members
    • Managed the club's finances and internal affairs
  • Organized and led outdoors trips for club members

Resource & Environmental Management Student Union

  • Treasurer (2011-2012)

Bay Islands Conservation Association
Utila, Honduras
November-December 2009

  • Assisted with conservation projects involving a marine protected area on Utila
  • Gathered GPS recordings of local dive sites and incorporated them into a GIS database
  • Completed a computer training program on participation planning and monitoring of marine protected areas
  • Researched and wrote proposals for future environmental initiatives

McGill Outdoors Club

  • Canoeing coordinator (2006)
  • Vice-President External (2005-2006)
  • Organized and led outdoors trips for club members

Intramural Soccer Team Captain

Solin Hall Residence Council



  • Arnold, S., d'Eon-Eggertson, F., and Steedman, A. (October 2018). Monitoring caribou-road interactions in Nahanni and Nááts'ihch'oh National Park Reserves using remote cameras. North American Caribou Workshop, Ottawa ON.
  • d'Eon-Eggertson, F., LaCoste, C., and Damman, H. (April 2016). Uptake of metals from contaminated soils into berries. Real Property Institute of Canada Federal Contaminated Sites National Workshop, Montreal, QC.
  • d'Eon-Eggertson, F. and LaCoste, C. (September 2014). Collection of berries for Human Health Risk Assessments grown in PAH or PCB contaminated soil: a desktop exercise? Science Advisory Board for Contaminated Sites in BC Fourth Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC.
  • d'Eon-Eggertson, F., LaCoste, C., Damman, H., and Barker, M. (September 2013). The use of GIS mapping for risk management of metals. Science Advisory Board for Contaminated Sites in BC Third Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC.
  • d'Eon-Eggertson, F. (January 2012). Evaluating the statistical reliability of decline indicators for Fraser River Sockeye Salmon. Inter-Departmental Ecology of Aquatic Systems Symposium, Burnaby, BC.



  • Arctic Change Conference, Virtual, December 2020
  • North American Caribou Workshop (NACW), Ottawa ON, October 2018
  • Real Property Institute of Canada (RPIC) Federal Contaminated Sites National Workshop, Montreal QC, April 2016
  • Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America 35th Annual Meeting, Vancouver BC, November 2014
  • Science Advisory Board for Contaminated Sites (SABCS) Fourth Annual Conference, Vancouver BC, September 2014
  • Real Property Institute of Canada (RPIC) Federal Contaminated Sites National Workshop, Ottawa ON, April 2014
  • Science Advisory Board for Contaminated Sites (SABCS) Third Annual Conference, Vancouver BC, September 2013
  • Inter-Departmental Ecology of Aquatic Systems (IDEAS) Symposium, Burnaby BC, January 2012
  • Pacific Ecology and Evolution Conference (PEEC), Bamfield BC, February 2011
  • Inter-Departmental Ecology of Aquatic Systems (IDEAS) Symposium, Burnaby BC, January 2011

Professional Development

  • Chemical Immobilization of Wildlife (Canadian Association of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians, 2022)
  • Media Training (Lovink Media Inc., 2021)
  • Supervisor Development Program (Canadian School of Public Service, 2018)
  • Action Coaching for Managers (Centre for Values and Ethics, 2018)
  • Terrestrial TRIAD in Ecological Risk Assessment – Mt. Polley Mine Tailings Dam Breach Workshop (GeoEnviroPro, 2016)
  • Project Management (Canadian School of Public Service, 2016)
  • Human Health Risk Assessment Training (Health Canada, 2015)
  • Working Effectively with Aboriginal Peoples (Indigenous Corporate Training Inc., 2014)
  • Underwater Egress Training (ProAviation, 2014)
  • Fate and Transport of Contaminants in Groundwater Seminar (Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC, 2014)
  • Pass the Mic Media and Communications Workshop (Canadian Water Network, 2014)
  • CSAP Professional Development Workshop (Society of Contaminated Sites Approved Professionals, 2013)
  • Interpersonal Communication Skills (Canadian School of Public Service, 2013)
  • Lake Winnipeg Basin Workshop (Canadian Water Network, 2013)
  • Ecological Risk Assessment Guidance for Federal Contaminated Sites (Environment Canada, 2013)
  • Project management workshop (MITACS, 2012)
  • Teaching Assistant training workshop (SFU, 2012)