Dr. Alan Warner



  • Environment & Sustainable Society 

  • Sustainable Food Systems and Community Development 

  • International Community Development 
  • Environmental Education 

  • Sustainability 

Scholarly Interests and Expertise

  • Environmental Education
  • Sustainable Food Systems

  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Community Youth Leadership
  • International Community Development

Community Service

  • Vice-Chair, Canadian Network for Environmental Education
  • Planet Protectors Program Development, Valley Waste Management
  • Halifax Adventure Earth Centre Program Development & Staff Training
  • Acadia Community Farm Advisory Committee


Dept of Community Development
Acadia University
24 Highland Ave.
Wolfville, NS B4P 2R6

Phone: (902) 585.1562

Fax: (902) 585.1702

Email: alan.warner@acadiau.ca

Did you know that Dr. Warner...

  • is leading a Nova Scotia provincial strategy to train leaders to help children and youth to re-connect with nature.
  • has designed numerous award-winning experiential environmental education programs in partnership with the HRM Adventure Earth Centre, involving more than 60,000 children and youth
  • has accompanied students on fourth year community development projects to live and work with Arawak peoples in the rainforests of Guyana, and with Indian villagers in the remote Himalaya.
  • has lived and worked with the Van Gujjars, Nomadic herders in Northern India.
  • has twice been the Canadian Environmental Educator of the Year.
  • co-founded and lives in a small intentional community which includes an organic farm and a sustainably managed woodlot.
  • has biked across Canada and loves to travel the world on environmental and outdoor adventures

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