Lauren joined the OFAH in 2018 as the Resource Management Specialist. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science, Honours Specialization in Biology from University of Western Ontario and worked on invasive species before moving to the OFAH. From Northern Ontario, Lauren is an avid Walleye and Brook Trout angler, a third-generation trapper, and a fairly unsuccessful but enthusiastic hunter.
News of a coyote hunting contest sparked backlash from animal activist groups, including attempts to discredit legal hunting and trapping of coyotes. The OFAH debunks some of the myths about coyote contests and hunting.