Bill Green is a semi-retired ecologist who lives, works and recreates in ?amak’is Ktunaxa. He resides in Kimberley. Bill has worked for Indigenous Nations and communities in BC and Papua New Guinea for the entirety of his 45 year career, focusing on protecting water and aquatic ecosystems. He came to work in the Columbia Basin in 1994 (leaving the Nuu-chah-nulth Nation and the west coast of Vancouver Island). Much of his work since then has been focused on restoring salmon throughout their historic range in the Columbia River system. Bill is Chair of the Implementation Team for Bringing the Salmon Home: The Columbia River Salmon Reintroduction Initiative.