April Johnston

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"April worked in research in wetland ecology and Everglades Restoration from 1995-2006 at the South Florida Water Management District. Her research in isolated wetland trophic cascades between macroinvertebrates and wading birds led to a reduction in permitted water use by utilities during Florida's dry season.

"...In 2006 she moved to Montana where she served first as Conservation Director and later as Executive Director of a wildlife-habitat nonprofit called American Wildlands. Her conservation work with this non-profit focused on working with state and federal biologists in mapping landscape corridors used by large and meso carnivores and ungulates and working to create private-public partnerships to protect key wildlife movement areas. She was also primarily responsible for fundraising via grants for the organization.

"...April became involved in volunteering with the Zambia Carnivore Programme in 2014 and helped secure their 501c(3) status. She is passionate about the work ZCP does with both the wildlife and people of Zambia. Her primary role is helping ZCP with high-level administrative processes.

"In 2010 April left formal conservation work to pursue working with her favorite ungulate- horses, and has a successful private equine physiotherapy practice. She returned to graduate school in 2014 to initiate pursuit of a Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine degree and looks forward to adding human patients to her practice in late 2020."[1]


  1. Zambian Carnivore Programme Board, organizational web page, accessed November 3, 2019.