Doug Wahl

Doug Wahl, RPBio, CPESC, has worked for the Forest Practices Board since 2008

Doug has a Master of Applied Science from the University of Canberra, Australia. He is a Registered Professional Biologist (RPBio) and a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC).

Before joining the Board, Doug was a consulting habitat biologist based in Summerland, BC. The majority of his consulting work focused on the forest and mining sectors undertaking assessments, and providing advice on mitigation, policy and regulatory matters. At the Board, Doug’s work in audits and investigations has involved examining fish habitat, wildlife, range, old growth, FREP and watersheds used for drinking water.

Doug’s primary interest in natural resource management is achieving the optimum balance between the sustained use of natural resources and the appropriate protection of environmental values.