Cher King-Scobie, MRM

Cher King-Scobie is a sessional Instructor with the Departments of Geography, Biology and University Upgrading and Prep at the University of the Fraser Valley. Cher holds a MRM from Simon Fraser University and a BSc in Biological Science from the University of Calgary. She is passionate about research and teaching and is currently working towards the Provincial Instructor Diploma for accreditation as an adult educator in BC.

‌As a new research associate with the Agriburban Research Centre, Cher will focus on participatory floodplain management and ecosystem services in the Fraser River Lowlands. Cher's graduate studies related to streams at the intersection between the salmon and forestry industries in BC. She began working in stakeholder involvement in water management in SW Saskatchewan and participatory decision making through the Yarrow Ecovillage and Yarrow Deli Cooperative. Cher has been involved with farming and agriculture since childhood and continues to learn as a long-term hobby farmer.




J. Stevenson Macdonald, C. A. King & H. Herunter. 2010. Sediment and Salmon: The Role of Spawning Sockeye Salmon in Annual Bed Load Transport Characteristics in Small, Interior Streams of British Columbia. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 139(3), 758-767.

C. A. King & H. E. Herunter. 2003. Spawning Sockeye Contributions to Sediment Transport in Forfar Creek, BC. In Forestry impacts on fish habitat in the northern interior of British Columbia: A compendium of research from the Stuart-Takla Fish-Forestry Interaction Study, E.A. MacIsaac (ed.) Can. Tech. Rep. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 2509: v + 266p.  

C. King. "Group Focuses on watershed."  Southwest Booster [Swift Current] 9 Mar. 2002: B-14.

C. King (editor). "Swift Current Creek Water Supply System." Know Your Watershed Volume 1 #1. Southwest Booster [Swift Current] 8 June 2002: 11-14.

C. King & J. King (editors). "Water and Sewer: Necessities of Life." Know Your Watershed Volume 1 #2. Southwest Booster [Swift Current] 25 Jan. 2003: 11–14.

C. King & J. King (editors). "Water Quality and the Watershed." Know Your Watershed Volume 1 #3. Southwest Booster [Swift Current] 10 Jun. 2003: 11-14.

C. King & J. King (editors). "2002-2003 SCCWS Annual Report." Know Your Watershed Volume 1 #4. Southwest Booster [Swift Current] 24 May 2003: 11-14. 

A. Unvoas, J. King & C. King. "A Day at the creek." Know Your Watershed. Volume 2 #1. Southwest Booster [Swift Current] 1 Nov. 2003: 11-14.

Invited Speaking Engagements

C. A. King.  2004. The 2003 Stewardship IN Action Program: The SCCWS as a Case Study for Evaluation. Stewardship IN Action Workshop, Fisheries and Oceans Canada. May 26-28, 2004.  Temple Gardens Mineral Spa, Moose Jaw SK.

C. A. King. 2004. The Swift Current Creek Watershed Stewards as a Case Study in Management. Watershed Management: Water Quality Training Modules for Saskatchewan Watershed Authority & PFRA. May 27, 2004, Travelodge, Regina, SK. Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration (PFRA). March 26, 2004, Clarion Hotel, Winnipeg, MB. and January 28, 2004, National Hydrology Research Institute, Saskatoon, SK.

C. A. King. 2001. The Role of Salmon in Sediment Transport Processes.  22nd Annual Pacific Ecology Conference, Bamfield Marine Station, Bamfield, BC.


Cher presented research on the intersection of ecosystem services theory and participatory floodplain management for the Fraser River Watershed Coalition on June 20, 2013.


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