Team Members

Principals

Allan G. Harris, B.Sc, M.Sc.

Allan G. HarrisAl Harris is a biologist with 24 years experience in northern Ontario. He also spent seven years as a biologist with Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. His most recent focus has been on land classification and wetland ecology in northwestern Ontario. As leader of Ontario's northern Ontario wetland classification program, he coauthored Wetland Ecosystem Classification for Northwestern Ontario, Terrestrial and Wetland Ecosites for Northwestern Ontario and Wetland Plants of Ontario. Al has also been heavily involved in woodland caribou population monitoring, habitat assessment and management guidelines development in northwestern Ontario. He is past president of the Thunder Bay Field Naturalists, served as regional co-ordinator for the Atlas of the Mammals of Ontario, and coauthor of Checklist of the Plants of Thunder Bay District.

Allan Harris' CV

Dr. Robert F. Foster

Dr. Robert FosterDr. Foster brings over 20 years of research and work experience in boreal and tropical ecosystems to Northern Bioscience. Dr. Foster has excellent analytical capabilities and has expertise in the development of digital databases and the use of geographic information systems (ARCVIEW) for natural resource management and protected areas planning. He has been the lead investigator for the gap analysis and related studies supporting the National Marine Conservation Area initiative on Lake Superior. Dr. Foster played a lead role in the analysis and development of the ecosite and wetland ecosystem classifications for northwestern Ontario. He has also conducted data analysis and interpretation for a variety of projects on boreal forest ecology, wildlife habitat, and fisheries. Dr. Foster has a very strong background in the design and implementation of field studies involving vegetation inventory, invertebrate and wildlife monitoring and wetland evaluation and mapping. He has excellent written and oral communication skills, having authored or co-authored numerous popular, technical and scientific reports. Dr. Foster holds academic degrees from the University of Oxford (Zoology) and Lakehead University (Biology) and has been the recipient of over 30 academic awards and scholarships, including the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship.

Rob Foster's CV

Associates

Brian D. Ratcliff
Brian D. Ratcliff
Mike Jones
Mike Jones
Jon Tost
Jon Tost
Dr. Peter J. Colby
Dr. Peter J. Colby
Charlie Blackburn
Charlie Blackburn
Dr. Ken Deacon
Ken Deacon
William Ross
William Ross
Dr. Nick Escott
Dr. Nick Escott
Dr. Sue Bryan
Dr. Sue Bryan
Brian Callaghan
Brian Callaghan
Tom Mosindy
Tom Mosindy
Terry Marshall
Terry Marshall
Dr. Stephan Hart
Dr. Stephen Hart
Ted Armstrong
Ted Armstrong

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