Kalin Ocana – Director

Kalin has lived all of his life in West Kelowna. He grew up on the edge of the beautiful Rose Valley Regional Park, where he spent his childhood exploring the forested hills and documenting the biodiversity of the park. Kalin is a Park Interpreter for the Regional District of the Central Okanagan, and a passionate conservationist, with a particularly keen interest in bird life and native habitat restoration. He is also a hardcore birder, and has recorded 296 species of birds in the Central Okanagan. Kalin is currently completing his undergraduate degree in Human Geography at UBCO, with the goal of pursuing a career in Urban / Park Planning. While not in school, he keeps busy with bird related field jobs locally and around the world. His other interests include Canadian history, photography, bass guitar and back country exploration.