President & CEO,CBWES Inc. (CB Wetlands & Environmental Specialists)
PARTNER, LANDSCAPE 1
Tony is a coastal wetland ecologist and co-founder of CBWES Inc., a Nova Scotia–based habitat restoration and environmental research firm. He has been working on coastal management and habitat restoration projects throughout Atlantic Canada since 1998, and has contributed to the restoration of over 320 ha of tidal wetland habitat. He is an adjunct professor with the Department of Environment Science at Saint Mary’s University and helped create the university’s new TransCoastal Adaptations: Centre for Nature-based Solutions. He has been twice (2005 with Ecology Action Centre) awarded the Gulf of Maine Visionary Award from the Gulf of Maine Council for the Marine Environment in “recognition for innovation, creativity and commitment to research and protection of the marine environment”.
Tidal wetland ecology, restoration and monitoring; climate change adaptation; building with nature; dykeland management; coastal resilience.