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select public service & pro bono advising

clearcut adjacent to Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway line, February 1990,

photograph by Gordon Brent Ingram

·Advising on the restoration of the historical landscape and native forests of the park for the Moghal hunting lodge, Hiran Minar, Sheikupura, Pakistan, 2004 to present.

·Advising to the Leadership for Environment and Development Organisation (LEAD) – Lahore, Pakistan, 2002, on environmental education for elementary and secondary school teachers and decision-making frameworks in restoration of urban ecosystems.

·Urban designer on the City of Vancouver Public Art Committee, appointed by City Council. 1999 & 2000.

·The Canada Council for the Arts, jury member in review of proposals for Institutional Programmes in Visual Arts and Architecture, 1999.

·The Canada Council for the Arts, review of proposals for Institutional Programmes in Architecture, 1997.

·Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, dissertation review, 1996.

·Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (of Canada), proposal review, 1995.

·Greater Vancouver Regional District, advising on landscape ecology, restoration ecology, and site planning for the south end of Wreck Beach, 1995.

·Scientific advisor, Italian Nature Map Project of the Institute of Ecology, University of Parma and the Italian Ministry of Environment, 1994.

·Advisor to the Mamaleleqala Qwe’qwq’sot’ Enox Band, Campbell River, British Columbia on development and conservation planning for the Broughton Archipelago Provincial Park, 1993.

·Collaborator and advisor, Academia de Ciencias de Cuba, Direccion de Recursos Naturales y Turismo for development of a framework for conservation planning on small off-shore islands with a geographic information system component, 1993.

·British Columbia Ministry of Forests Research Branch, research submissions and consultations on forest conservation, 1992 to 1994.

·Selection Committee for CIDA (Canadian International Development Agency) Awards for Canadians, Canadian Bureau for International Education, Ottawa, 1992 to 1995.

·Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (of Canada), proposal review, 1992.

·Co-organizer of Technical Group on the In situ Conservation of Genetic Resources – An international scientific exchange under the auspices of the IUCN (The World Conservation Union), 1992.

·The World Conservation Union (IUCN), Gland, Switzerland – Co-organizer on a consultant basis for technical advice, rapporteur and administration for Workshop IV.6 Managing Protected Areas to Conserve Genetic Resources, IV WORLD CONGRESS ON NATIONAL PARKS AND PROTECTED AREAS, Caracas, Venezuela, February, 1992.

·World Conservation Monitoring Centre, Cambridge, England -Research consultant on status of in situ conservation of crops and wild relatives of crops – World Conservation Monitoring Centre, Cambridge, England, 1991 and 1992.

·Technical advisor on geographic information systems to WILD Project of the Western Canada Wilderness Committee, Vancouver, 1991 to 1993.

·Exhibitor in a series at the Royal Institute of British Architects on more ecological approaches to design and planning, 1991.

·Member of Ecological Research and Inventory Team of the Old Growth Strategy Task Force, Ministry of Forests, 1990 and 1991.

·Member of the Canadian Society for Landscape Ecology and Management Secretariat Standing Committee, 1990 and 1991.

·Project advisor, Environmental Management Development in Indonesia. Administered through Dalhousie University, Halifax and CIDA, 1990 and 1991.

·Conservation biology consultant to the World Wildlife Fund of Australia on sensitive shore and rainforest habitats on the islands off-shore of New Guinea, 1988 and 1989. Researcher on the conservation biology of New Guinea off-shore islands, Biology Department, University of Papua, New Guinea, 1989 and 1990.

·Member of the Ad hoc Committee on the In situ Conservation of Plant Genetic Resources of the Ecosystem Conservation Group of the UN technical organizations with IUCN and the CGIAR (1984 to 1986) with meetings in Rome, Paris and Geneva with liaison meetings in Washington and London. Participation was through the Food and Agriculture Organization with research funding from the CGIAR.

·Radio host, weekly programme on regional and international politics, culture and music, KAOS ‘chaos’ radio, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington, 1975 – 1976.

·Researcher, New Democratic Party Caucus supervised by Bob Skelly, MLA, Legislative Assembly of British Columbia in its first New Democratic Party (‘labour’) government on environmental corruption of a previous government in the nineteen fifties around development of new policy for regulation of the logging and mining industries, 1975 – 1976.

·Chair, Political Action Committee, New Community School, Oakland, California, 1971 – 1972.