Fonds S509 - George B. Priddle fonds

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George B. Priddle fonds

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  • 1975-1994 (Creation)
    Priddle, George B.

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9 cm of textual records

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George Priddle (1938-1998) was a professor of geography in Waterloo, Ontario. He received his BA from the University of Western Ontario in 1962, and his MA and PhD from Clark University, Worcester, Mass. in 1964 and 1972 respectively. In 1965 he was employed by Waterloo Lutheran University as lecturer in the Department of Geography and Planning, and in 1969 by the University of Waterloo as assistant professor in the Department of Geography. He was the founding chairperson of the Ontario Provincial Parks Council and served in the capacity as chair until 1979. He was also the chairperson for two terms in the Department of Man and Environment Studies, now Environment and Resource Studies. In 1996 he retired from the University of Waterloo. His research interests included park management, forestry, waste management, and greenways.

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The fonds consists of publications written by George B. Priddle and others.

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The following items were transferred to Special Collections:

Witness statement No. 1 : Ecological impacts of timber management activities, 1980

Witness statement No. 1A : Ecological issues of fire, climate change, air pollution, and acid rain in Ontario forests, 1980

Witness statement No. 2 : lay witnesses

Witness statement No. 3 : Ecological and timber management issues related to regeneration, 1980

Witness statement No. 4 : The forest or the trees : non-timber values and forest management in Ontario, 1980

Witness statement No. 5 : Wood supply and environmental impacts of timber management : Part 2 - management plans, 1980

Witness statement No. 6 : Economically sustained yield versus ecologically sustainable forests, including old growth, 1980

Witness statement No. 7 : Economics, environmental assessment and forest management in Ontario, 1980

Witness statement No. 8 : Management for wildlife and biodiversity, 1980

Witness statement No. 9 : Public health issues regarding the use of 2,4-D in the Crown forests of Ontario, 1980

Witness statement No. 10 : Integrated forest resource planning, 1980

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