Ian McTaggart Cowan


This exhibit is made possible by a generous gift from the Sitka Foundation

This exhibit is made possible by a generous gift from the Sitka Foundation

University of Victoria Libraries' Acknowledgements

Ann Schau, who generously donated her father's field notebooks and CBC programs to UVic Archives

Briony Penn, Author of The Real Thing - The Natural History of Ian Mactaggart Cowan

Rod Silver, past Director of The Nature Trust of BC

Gavin Hanke, Curator at the Royal BC Museum

Leslie Kennes, Curator at the Royal BC Museum

Ildiko Szabo, Curator at the Beaty Biodiversity Museum

Chris Stinson, Curator at the Beaty Biodiversity Museum

Lisa Goddard,  Associate University Librarian, Digital Scholarship & Strategy

Dean Seeman, Head, Metadata

Kathleen Matthews, Science Librarian

Lara Wilson, Director, Special Collections & University Archivist

Dee Gibson, Metadata Assistant

Christine Walde, Grants & Awards Librarian

Katharine Mercer, Supervisor, Digitization Centre

Cheryl DeWolfe Library Assistant, Digitization Centre

Dr. J. Matthew Huculak, Postdoctoral Fellow

Braydon Justice Developer/Analyst, Digital Scholarship

Meredith Olsen-Maier, 3D Scanning Technician

Min He, Metadata Assistant

Gail Fowler, Metadata Assistant

Geoff Lorne, Web Application Developer

Torrey Archer, Stella Hickman, and Ali MacDonald, Transcribers

Kenneth Racey, Frank M. Shillaker, Nancy Anderson

Ken Cooley, Special Projects Librarian

Jonathan Bengtson, University Librarian

Guided Tour Acknowledgements

Sitka Foundation

Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation

BC Conservation Foundation Cowan Family

BC Conservation Data Centre 

BC Ministry of Environment 

BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations 

The Nature Trust of BC Ducks Unlimited Canada 

Canadian Wildlife Federation 

Royal BC Museum 

BC Nature University of British Columbia - Zoology 

Beaty Biodiversity Museum 

Boreal Forest Initiative (DUC) 

Kootenay Wildlife Heritage Fund 

Meyer zu Erpen & Associates 

BC Arts Council 

Nature Vancouver World Wildlife Fund 

BC College of Applied Biology 

BC Wildlife Federation Association of Professional Biologists (BC) 

Victoria Natural History Society 

University of Victoria 

University of Victoria Libraries 

University of Victoria Special Collections and Archives 

Dancehall Players 

Rocky Mountain Books 

Avis Canada (Victoria) 

Private donors