This is a selection of accomplishments I’ve had over a 30 year career which has had five distinct phases:
- Wildlife Biologist
- Environmental Scientist
- University Teacher
- Municipal Planner and Development Officer
- Web Designer and Writer
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCEThese are environmental impact projects I produced.
Lynwood Ravine Environmental Screening ReportCommissioned by the City of Edmonton as part of the process to re-design the storm water drainage system after a 1 in 200 year thunderstorm turned a shallow grassy ravine in a residential into a raging torrent with 1.5 metre high banks of hail.
Morrin Bridge Environmental Screening ReportCommissioned by Alberta Transportation as part of the federal ESA requirements to replace an aging bridge over the Red Deer River, in central Alberta.
Rare and Endangered Plants of the XX Forest Management AreaA report about the rare plant resources of an (unnamed) forest management area, part of the requirements for that forestry company to obtain a timber harvesting license. (I can publish the report here, but only as a redacted report).
Wildlife Overview Study – Meadows Transit CentreA report about the wildlife community in an area on the outskirts of south-east Edmonton, Alberta. This was a provincial requirement prior to the development of the land parcel as a transit centre.
TEACHINGI was a Sessional Lecturer at the University of Alberta.
Overview of Climate ChangeThis is a powerpoint presentation I used for a second year course in environmnetal studies; a brief overview of the causes of global climate change.
Biogeography Lab ManualThis is a manual I wrote for the lab portion of a third year undergraduate course in Biogeography.
Statistics Final ExamThis is the final exam I put together for a course I taught in biostatistics (parametric bivariate statistics).
SCIENCE RESEARCHThese are a few of the scientific papers I’ve written or research projects I’ve been involved with.
The Importance of Paradigms in Scientific ResearchA graduate research paper I wrote regarding the MacArthur Paradigm and its usage in advancing research in the field of community ecology.
The Selection of Snowpatches as Relief Habitat by Woodland Caribou in MacMillan Pass, NWTI was a field researcher on this Woodland Caribou study.
Sex and Age-Related Wing Size Dimorphism in Monogamous North American Passerines
This is a research paper I wrote as a graduate student in the Dept. of Biology at Trent University (Peterborough, Ontario).
Canadian Wildlife Service Progress Note No. 194
Migratory game birds harvested in Canada during the 1989 hunting season.
Canadian Wildlife Service Progress Note No. 197
Migratory game birds harvested in Canada during the 1990 hunting season.
Canadian Wildlife Service Progress Note No. 204
Migratory game birds harvested in Canada during the 1991 hunting season.