Gary Nielsen

Gary Nielsen graduated as a forester from University of New Brunswick 1981. Took several years to travel, working in forestry and generally exploring the world. Settled in Eastern Ontario to work as a Management Forester, Stewardship Coordinator and Supervisor with the MNR. He and Cathy own a 200 acre woodlot on Charleston Lake and have […]

Dr. Christopher Lemieux

Chris Lemieux is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Geography & Environmental Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University. His research focuses primarily on how natural resource managers integrate science, make decisions, and develop policy on environmental issues bounded by significant uncertainty and, within this, how various aspects of organizational capacity affect policy development and management […]

Bill Caulfeild-Browne

Bill is a retired financial services executive and corporate director who has had a life-long interest in climate. He is particularly interested in the long-term climate trends of the last thousand years. His weather station on Big Tub Harbour has been operating continuously since 1996. He is an avid photographer (whose work can be seen […]

Dr. Barry Smit

Dr Barry Smit is Professor of Geography and Canada Research Chair in Global Environmental Change at the University of Guelph. He is a co-recipient of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for his role in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). His interdisciplinary research, exploring the relationships between environmental changes (notably climate change) and social […]

Dr. Brenda Jones

Dr. Jones is the Chief Social Scientist at Parks Canada. She is responsible for providing direction for social science research nationally, and is responsible for a number of core programs including the Agency’s visitor attendance and visitor feedback survey programs, a regular national survey of Canadians and national stakeholder and partner engagement survey. She also […]

Transition Group

Among other things that they do in life, Terri Munn and Elizabeth Burrows are both teachers at the local school in Lion’s Head. While researching for her geography course, Terri kept bumping into the notion of Peak Oil, finally settling on the course of action she recognised in the Transition Movement. Following the path outlined […]

Dr. David Pearson

Dr. David Pearson is a Professor of Earth Sciences working in the Vale Living with Lakes Centre at Laurentian University. He is the Co-Director of the Laurentian University / Science North Graduate Diploma program in Science Communication, and Senior Science Advisor to Science North, where he was the Project Director and then Founding Director from […]

Dr. Patrick Doran

Patrick Doran is currently the Director of Science for The Nature Conservancy in Michigan and the Great Lakes region, where he leads region-wide investigations of conservation priorities in terrestrial and aquatic habitats. This includes the identification and prioritization of important conservation areas, as well as the development and implementation of conservation strategies and measures of […]

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