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Conference 2017

John FitzGibbon


University of Guelph

John FitzGibbon has been a faculty member at the University of Guelph for the past 31 years prior to that he was faculty at the University of Saskatchewan for 10 years. He is a registered Professional Planner. He has also been the Chair of the Ontario Farm Environment Coalition for the past 20 years. His doctoral research was on Snowmelt hydrology and flood modeling under the supervision of Tomas Dunne at McGill University. His M.Sc. was on coastal sediment modeling at the University College of Wales. He teaches Water Resources Planning and Management as well as Environmental and Planning Law at the undergraduate level. At the Graduate level he teaches: Policy Planning, Water Resources Management, Planning Methods and Planning Theory. His current research is on: Source Water protection implementation and the role of collaboration in management of rural municipal water services in Ontario, Inter-municipal Collaboration for water services provision, Private Water and Waste water Management and Phosphorous Loss Management in Agricultural operations.