Beverly Lein

Beverly Lein was born in Manning, Alberta, and raised in nearby Sunny Valley on her father’s farm. Before raising elk with her husband Carson on their own ranch, Lein worked as a cook, a farmer, and ran a confectionary store. A proud mother of two and grandmother of five, Lein’s life also requires her to be a veterinarian, a midwife, and an elk counsellor—depending on what the day brings. She is the author of Elk in the House, the story of Butter, Lein's longtime elk companion.