Gary Nielsen

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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 retired from several forest based family enterprises including Christmas Trees, Maple Syrup, and forest grown Shiitake Mushrooms.

A birder, a hunter and at this time of year an avid Telemark skier, he currently works for MNR Southern Region as the Climate Change Project Coordinator.

Professional Affiliation

Climate Change Project Coordinator
Ministry of Natural Resources

2012 Climate Change Forum Topic

Ontario’s Approach to Climate Change

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