Trent School of the Environment
Ian Attridge is a lawyer, Trent University instructor in environmental law, regular conference speaker, and author of numerous publications. He has leading expertise in the law and policy of stewardship, trails, land conservation techniques, and non-profit and charity governance. Across Canada and beyond, Ian has advised land trusts, non-profit organizations, landowners, and government agencies at all levels. He has led the protection of over 16,000 acres of private and public lands, the formation or constitutional update of more than 15 organizations, and the development of the legal framework for land securement and related tax incentives in Ontario. Ian previously spent six years providing legal and policy advice to both the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Ministry of Environment in Ontario. Ian is also the founder and Lands Manager of the Kawartha Land Trust, a non-profit charity dedicated to conserving the natural and cultural heritage of the Kawartha bioregion.
MSc Chimie marine, PhD Biogéochimie aquatique.
Céline Guéguen is a Professor in the Chemistry Department at the Université de Sherbrooke. Her research focuses on isolation and characterization of dissolved organic matter from algal cultures, environmental metabolomics, tracing terrestrially-derived dissolved organic matter in the Arctic Ocean and Nordic Seas, flow field-flow fractionation, and excitation emission matris spectroscopy.
Visit these links for more information:
- Céline Guéguen, Chemistry Department, Université de Sherbrooke
- Welcome to the Laboratory of Polar Biogechemistry
BA, MSc, PhD
Graduated with geography degrees from Reading (BA), Alberta (MSc) and Calgary (Ph.D.) John was a professor of Geography at Trent from 1971-2002, as well as Director of the Environmental and Resource Studies Program and Frost Centre for Canadian Heritage and Development Studies. John continues to give guest lectures and assist students with thesis research. His ongoing research focuses on parks and heritage areas, recreational trails (visit the Trail Studies Unit website) and the British heritage in Chile (visit the Valparaiso's British Heritage website). John is a member of the World Commission on Protected Areas and the government of Ontario Trails Coordinating Committee. His consultancies have included the City of Peterborough, Parks Canada and work in China, Slovakia, Lebanon, and Turkey.
John can be reached at:
- Trail Studies Unit, room ESC B316
- email: email@example.com
Mark Parnis is a physical inorganic chemist who works in the area of estimation of physicochemical properties from molecular structure, and chemical fate and exposure modelling in the environment. Prof. Parnis earned his Ph.D. degree at University of Toronto, and was a post-doctoral associate at the National Research Council in the Laser Chemistry group before coming to the Chemistry Department of Trent University in 1989. Prof. Parnis currently focuses on properties and fate of emerging contaminants such as flame retardants, pesticides and pharmaceuticals, and their metabolites.
- Office: CSB E116
- Research Lab: CSB E115
Bob Page was one of the founders and Professor in ERS before leaving in 1990 to become Dean of Environmental Design at the University of Calgary. HIs early research and writing at Trent focused on arctic oil and gas impacts. At Calgary they have included environmental regulation and corporate management with an endowed chair and also a decade as VP sustainability for a large international private sector electrical utility where he won a number of awards. He has held a number of senior advisory roles to government including chairing the National Round Table on environment and economy in Ottawa. He has just completed 9 years as head of the ISO 14000 international environmental standards board in Geneva. He is currently on corporate boards in Toronto and Calgary. He is a fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society and the International Emissions Trading Association. While their home is in Calgary, Bob and his wife Jocelyne spend considerable time every year on Gold Lake north of Buckhorn to maintain their links to Trent and Kawartha ecosystems.
PhD, FCIP, RPP
Mark Seasons is a professor with the School of Planning, Faculty of Environment, at the University of Waterloo. Mark joined Waterloo in 1998 following almost 20 years of professional planning experience as a policy planner and long-range planner in the public sector in Ontario, Alberta, and New Zealand. Mark has held several high-level administrative posts at Waterloo, including associate dean and interim dean in the Faculty of Environment. His research interests include planning for climate change, planning for no or slow growth, the school closure phenomenon, and urban and regional plan evaluation. Mark has earned degrees from Queen’s (BA Hons. - Geography), the University of Calgary (Master of Environmental Design – Planning), and the University of Waterloo (PhD – Regional Planning). He is a Fellow, Canadian Institute of Planners, and a Registered Professional Planner in Ontario.