Natural Resources


The Natural Resources is responsible for the overall health, conservation, protection and management of Bonaparte lands and resources throughout Bonaparte traditional territory to ensure healthy, productive forests, water and lands and to safeguard Bonaparte Indian Band interests. The Director of this Department ensures that the rights and titles of Bonaparte First Nation and environmental operations including forests, fisheries, recreation and other land uses are safeguarded and used appropriately.


  • Manage the Band’s current Forest Licence volume holding
  • Negotiate any offers from the Ministry of Forests
  • Actively organize and manager the Band’s Woodlot Licence to bring it into compliance
  • Secure funding for a fuels management crew


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Natural Resources Department

Office Location: 2610 Perry Road

For more information contact: (250) 457-9624
Greg Crookes

Natural Resource Director


Bert William

Culture & Heritage Manager, NR


Jen Allen

Forestry Team Lead


Kelsey Thorne

Natural Resources Administrative Assistant

Jen Casorso

Natural Resources Contract Manager

Alex Fanni

Community Negotiator

Kendall Hunter

Community Negotiator

Amanda Murrel

Referrals Clerk