Welcome back Jason MacLean, UINR’s Assistant Forestry Manager.

Jason graduated with honours as a Forest Technician from Maritime Forest Ranger School and also holds an honours certificate in Forest Resources.

A graduate from Riverview High School, Jason has worked as a Forest Technician, chainsaw operator and labourer in Margaree, Ontario and British Columbia. Jason has also worked as a carpenter’s assistant giving him experience from clearing land to final construction. With more than 10 years working in the industry, his passion lies in natural resources. He worked for five years on Manitoulin Island where he learned about First Nation culture.

“I am excited to be back at UINR, and very interested in learning more about traditional Mi’kmaq knowledge and values, especially those associated with forest sustainability and preservation.”