The CERRI Research Team
Marine Biologist | Spatial Ecologist
Dante joined CERRI in 2019 after working for many summers along the eastern coast of James Bay during his post-doctorate. He is responsible for research on coastal ecology and focuses on ecosystems that support waterfowl and fish habitats. Dante collaborates with Chisasibi land-users to develop and conduct environmental monitoring and baseline studies on the territory. Dante trains young land users to use scientific instruments in the laboratory and the field and develop innovative ways to monitor ecosystems based on Cree's traditional ecological indicators.
Co-Researcher | Fisheries Specialist
Piishipuishtikw (CH6 Trapline)
Co-Researcher | Lab Technician
Co-Researcher | Psychologist
CEGEP | Sustainability Specialist
"In 2022, Jason joined the CERRI organization, where he is focused on leading environmentally sustainable projects and aiding in research to maintain environmental/nutritional health and mitigate climate change. Jason is a professional with a passion for environmental sustainability and climate change mitigation. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Psychology with an accent on environmental sustainability and a CEGEP degree in Business Administration and Marketing. Recently, he has been dedicating more time to studying sustainable food sovereignty issues. . He has a strong background in project management, training, and coaching and is committed to finding innovative solutions to environmental challenges.
Co-Researcher | Groundwater Specialist | Cartographer
Preston Bobbish Joined CERRI in the Summer of 2022 as a Co-Researcher for the LA-1(Trapline CH-27). He is currently training on using scientific instruments and conducting environmental sampling along the James Bay coast. Preston specializes in Hydrogeology within the Chisasibi coastal traplines