Meet the Team

Lindsay Buchanan

Lindsay Buchanan

Private Land Manager

Born and raised in Chatham-Kent, Lindsay has extensive understanding of the agricultural and rural environments throughout southern Ontario’s landscape. For over a decade, Lindsay worked as Assistant Stewardship Coordinator for RLSN and is now the Private Land Stewardship Manager for ONS.

Lindsay is a certified, prescribed fire burn boss and has extensive training in Tallgrass prairie restoration including the Temperate Wetland Restoration Course. She also attained a diploma in Landscape design and Marketing from Humber College in 1999.

Lindsay has led dozens of wetland restoration projects throughout Lambton County and she is the primary contact for private landowners requesting land restoration and/or information on achieving sustainable land management practices.

Ph: (519) 809-5767                             Email: lbuchanan.rlsn@gmail.com

Jake Lozon

Jake Lozon

Public Land Manager

Jake was born and raised in the Chatham/Kent region and currently lives in Lambton County. He joined the Rural Lambton Stewardship Network eight years ago. He received his Fish and Wildlife Technology Diploma from Fleming College in 1995.

Jake has also worked as a Director with Tallgrass Ontario and is currently an Assistant Marsh Manager for a 1000 acre wetland complex on Lake St. Clair, along with his father. He has been involved in coordinating and planting over 1300 acres of land with native prairie, tree and shrubs.

He has also been involved in 60+ prescribed native prairie burns throughout the province. Jake is a licensed industrial vegetation herbicide applicator and is SP100 prescribe burn certified.

Ph: (519) 809-5759                             Email: Jlozon.rlsn@gmail.com

Rob Buchanan

Rob Buchanan

Operations Manager

Rob graduated from Sir Sanford Fleming, Parks and Recreation program in 1988. Other  accreditations include Industrial Vegetation Exterminator, Agricultural Exterminator, SP100 Forest fire Certified 2004, RX200 Prescribed Burn Boss Certified 2006, St. John Ambulance CPR, Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act Certified 2009, WHIMIS MNR 2009, and Wetland Plant Identification Course.

Rob began working with RLSN in 2000 and immediately began managing the tallgrass prairie management program. In this role Rob was responsible for overseeing the technical aspects of the restoration projects including site preparation, seed collection and cleaning, seed mixes and seed production operation as well as overseeing the work of all habitat technicians.

Ph: (519) 809-5764                              Email: ons.rlsn@gmail.com

Ian Cameron

Ian Cameron

Habitat Technician

Born and raised in Chatham-Kent, Ian has worked with RLSN since 2002.  Ian is a graduate of the University of Guelph and holds an Environmental Management Diploma (2007). Other accreditations include Industrial Vegetation Exterminator, St. John Ambulance Standard First Aid Certified, SP100 Forest Fire certified 2004, Recertified 2006, Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act Certified 2009, WSIB Trained 2007, and WHIMIS MNR 2009.

Email: ons.rlsn@gmail.com

 

Darren Rose

Habitat Technician

Darren is an experienced farmer from the Dover area who has worked with RLSN, including Ontario NativeScape for close to ten years. Accreditations include Agricultural Exterminator’s License 2009, Spray Technician Course Certified 2009, SP100 Forest Fire Certified, St. John First aid CPR Certified, WHIMIS MNR 2009, and Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act Certified 2009.