Session 3A, Saturday 14th, 1:20-2:50 pm
Location: University of Alberta, Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science, Room 1-140
Lee Foote is a professor in the Department of Renewable Resources at the University of Alberta as well as the Director of the Devonian Botanic Garden. He uses his background in wetland science and plant community ecology to work with a core staff of 16 horticulturalists, plant scientists, educators, event organizers, and others people to deliver high quality education, research and outreach in this 200 acre university garden. Lee’s research program extends into African wildlife users, threatened species research in Alberta, wetland reclamation and policy, and oil sands habitat reclamation. He is married to Dr. Naomi Krogman, an environmental sociologist at the University of Alberta. They have two daughters and the family enjoys camping, canoeing, festivals and music. Lee plays the 5-string banjo in the High Point Bluegrass Band.