Ben is Forest Manager at Northumberland County for the past 3 years. Ben has worked on species-at-risk, protected areas management and bird research related projects throughout much of Ontario and in the U.S.
He is a PhD candidate at Trent University studying forest bird ecology. He has a Masters degree from Trent University studying the effects of recreational trails on birds. He also has Diplomas from Sir Sandford Fleming in Ecosystem Management as well as Parks and Forest Recreation. He enjoys hiking, mountain biking and cross-country skiing