Key member of the Alberta Water Research Institute Wetland Health research team, focused on describing and explaining factors that influenced wetland policy implementation and outcomes in Alberta.
Conducted a jurisdictional review of governance structures & certification standards for wetland assessment practitioners and advised the Government of Alberta
Created an inventory of wetlands, assessed their class, and quantified their ecosystem services (flood storage and carbon storage) to develop a municipal wetland policy. Resulting publication.
Conducted a detailed study of wetland policy in Alberta, its implementation, and its performance relative to stated goals.
Society for Conservation Biology
Wetland Ecosystem Services Pilot Project, Alberta Environment