Claire got her degree in Fine Arts at York University, studied Landscape Design at Ryerson, and Ecosystem Restoration at Niagara College. Beginning with a landscape design business in 2003 under her own name that became Ontario Flora in 2010, she has learned to straddle urban landscape design and the natural environment focused realms of stewardship, bio-monitoring and native plant restoration.
Since 2003 Claire has divided her time between business owner and employee, working always as a native plant landscape designer and ecosystem restoration project manager, including with several well respected organizations that have given her great opportunities to work with native plants.
Some of this great work as an employee has been:
Some great work done in partnership with organizations, municipalities and with private clients:
For a further list of Community Groups, NGO’s and Schools we have worked with, check out our ‘Community Greening’ Page.