Guy Swinnerton

Dr. Guy Swinnerton

Dr. Guy Swinnerton is professor emeritus in the faculty of physical education and recreation at the University of Alberta, and is a former chair of its department of recreation and leisure studies. He has over 45 years of academic and professional experience with parks and protected areas and has particular interest in bio-regional planning and the stewardship of natural and cultural heritage resources within lived-in and working landscapes. Guy is a long-standing member of the IUCN’s World Commission on Protected Area’s Protected Landscapes/Seascapes Specialist Group and is a recipient of the Canadian Council on Ecological Areas’ Gold Leaf Award.