Ruth Midgley is a graduate of the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science in Conservation Biology and Environmental Studies. Ruth has worked as a communicator on several environmental campaigns at the University of Toronto and for the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative, and as a field research technician for Parks Canada and the University of British Columbia. She has received several awards and honors, including several scholarships, the University of Toronto Green Ribbon Award for student sustainability initiatives, and was named one of the 2016 Planet in Focus Film Festival Next Generation Eco-Heroes. Ruth is excited to have returned to work at Yellowstone to Yukon as the assistant to Harvey Locke in his work as the Chair of the Beyond the Aichi Targets Task Force.
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