Lorne Fitch

Lorne Fitch (Photo courtesy Lorne Fitch)

Lorne grew up on a mixed farm in west central Alberta. He left the farm but the experience of growing up in semi-wild circumstances never left him. He has been a biologist for over 40 years, working mostly in Alberta but also in other parts of Canada and with some international experience.

For his work on conservation he has received an Alberta Emerald Award and has been part of two additional Emerald awards. His work on effectively communicating science has been recognized by The Wildlife Society, the Society for Range Management and the Alberta Society of Professional Biologists.

Lorne is the Provincial Riparian Specialist for Alberta Cows and Fish and is an Adjunct Professor with the University of Calgary. Lethbridge is home but most of the time he can be found speaking to groups throughout Alberta and elsewhere.