Say hello to Emma Garden, UINR’s latest addition to our research team. Emma holds a Masters degree in Water Resources Engineering from the University of Guelph, and a BSc in Environmental Studies from Saint Mary’s University.

She has an advanced understanding of watersheds and their ecosystems, and has worked at the Community-Based Environmental Monitoring Network in Halifax where she developed a training manual for volunteers to conduct water quality monitoring.

A certified aquatic insect taxonomist,she spent the past year working with a fly-fisherman in Southern Ontario to document his knowledge of aquatic insect hatches and their decline.