IRes Visiting Scholar, Dr. Melissa Arcand will present, "Indigenous nature-based climate solutions on agricultural lands" at the ENVS Fall Colloquium

Melissa Arcand, Associate Professor, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan

Melissa Arcand is a soil biogeochemist with research interests focused on optimizing plant-soil synergies for the design of nutrient and energy efficient cropping systems. She received received her PhD in Soil Science from the University of Saskatchewan and conducted her post-doctoral research with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. Melissa grew up on a farm on the Muskeg Lake Cree Nation in central Saskatchewan. She teaches and is the academic advisor for students in the Kanawayihetaytan Askiy program, designed to train students to work in resource management and land governance in Indigenous communities across Canada.

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3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday


Marley Building, Room # 230

Event Contacts

Luisa Ikner