Margaret Evans

Margaret Evans began her media career in 1971. Early on, she was involved in the scripting and co-production of educational documentaries and in the co-production of a variety of TV documentary series.

She has written for many Canadian newspapers and magazines and currently writes a weekly current affairs column for ‘Chilliwack Progress’, agricultural science stories for ‘Western Producer’, ‘Country Life’ and ‘West Coast Farmer’ and contributes columns and articles to ‘Canadian Horse Journal’. In addition, she is an on-line journalist writing on science, nature and current affairs.

Her books include ‘To Conserve a Heritage’ (1978) commissioned by the Alberta Fish and Game Association, ‘You’re All Grown Up, Vancouver’ (1986), ‘Zoofolk’ (1999) commissioned by the Greater Vancouver Zoo and which won the Outstanding Achievement Award presented by the Canadian Association of Zoos and Aquariums, and ‘Heart of a Hoofbeat’ (2008).

 

AWARDS:

CREATURES BEYOND     
Children’s TV puppet series developed and written for CFCN-TV, Calgary. The series dramatized the psychic abilities of animals. Won a CANPRO Award for Best Segment Series for Children’s programming.

ZOOFOLK
Illustrated guidebook on all the species on exhibit at the Greater Vancouver Zoo. Won the 2000 Outstanding Achievement Award presented by the Canadian Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
WILD HORSE MANAGEMENT: ONE SHOT AT A TIME
Feature article about the techniques of immunocontraception to control wild horse populations.  Published November 2010 in Canadian Horse Journal. Won 2nd place in the Editorial category at the American Horse Publications 2011 Annual Awards Competition.
APPEAL FOR EQUINE FLOOD VICTIMS IN PAKISTAN
Feature article about the Pakistan flood crisis and its impact on villagers and their animals. Published October 2010 in Canadian Horse Journal. Won 3rd place in the News Reporting: Related Feature Story category presented at the American Horse Publications 2011 Annual Awards Competition.