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Publications in Print

Major Professional Reports

Major Addresses

 

 

SELECTED ONLINE PUBLICATIONS

Planning and Food Security within the Commonwealth: Discussion Paper. Co-authored with Anneliza Collett, Therese Ludlow, Ian Sinclair, and Jenny Whitehead. February, 2011.

 

Identifying Rural Reserach Priorities through Community Engagement. Co-authored with Dr. Jennifer Ball, Dr. Yolande Chen, Suzanne Ainley, Jeff Dixon, Harold Fleming, and Erik Lockhart. March, 2010.

 

Prospering with a Stable or Declining Population: Best Community Economic Development and Planning Practices for Rural Communities. Co-authored with Dr. Jennifer Ball, Arthur Churchyard, Sara Holzman, Jackie Mercer, Nicole Sullivan, Katie Temple, Charlie Toman, and Bronwynne Wilton. University of Guelph. March 31, 2010.

 

Rural Development and Horse Farms: Understanding the Economic and Social Impacts of Horse Farms in the Urban-Rural Fringe Regions of Ontario. Co-authored with Dr. Bronwynne Wilton. December, 2009.

 

Municipal Readiness for Environmental Planning: Innovation and Best Practices Towards Sustainability for Rural Communities. Co-authored with Dr. Jennifer Ball, Arthur Churchyard, Sara Holzman, Jackie Mercer, Katie Temple, Charlie Toman, and Dr. Bronwynne Wilton. 2010.

 

Lake Huron Shoreline: a Community Based Approach to Solving Water Quality Issues. Co-authored with Dr. Karen Landman, University of Guelph.

 

Finding the Balance: Evolving Provincial & Municipal Governance of Nutrient Management. Co-authored with Alicia Evans. May 31, 2006.

 

Community-Based Strategies for Resolving Agricultural and Land-Use Conflicts. Co-authored with Jennifer Ball, Alicia Evans, Claire Weir, Susanna Reid, Melanie Williams. University of Guelph. February 2004.

 

Livestock and Agricultural Intensification: Community Perceptions of Environmental, Economic and Social Impacts as an Impediment to Agricultural Production. November 29, 2000.

 

Rural Non-Farm Development: Its Impact on the Visibility and Sustainability of Agricultural and Rural Communities. Co-authored with Claire Dodds-Weir, School of Rural Planning and Development, University of Guelph. October 2003.

 

Lessons from Michigan: Strategies for Regulating Intensive Livestock Operations-Right to Farm and the Role of the State. Co-authored with Jennifer Ball and Melanie Williams, University of Guelph. September, 2002.

 

Planning and Intensive Livestock Facilities: Canadian Approaches. Co-authored with Michael Toombs, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affaires. June, 1999, Revised July, 2000.

 

Planning for the Future: Development of Ontario's Wine Industry, Co-authored with David Aston, University of Guelph, December, 2000.

 

Severance Activity in Rural Ontario's Agricultural Land During the 1990's (Phase 1 Report). Co-authored with Claire Weir. University of Guelph. August, 2002.

 

ONLINE CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

 

Transforming Today for Tomorrow: Lessons for Your Community. Dr. Wayne J. Caldwell, University of Guelph. Ontario West Municipal Conference. December 2010.

 

The Planner, Food Systems and Food Policy: An Ontario Perspective. Dr. Wayne J. Caldwell, Unviersity of Guelph. Ontario Professional Planners Institute. October 2010.

 

Why Local Food? Planning and Resiliency. Dr. Wayne J. Caldwell, University of Guelph. Fall Planners Forum. October 2010.

 

Agriculture and Rural conflict- Canada's Lesson for Direct Marketers. Dr. Wayne J. Caldwell, University of Guelph & County of Huron Dept. of Planning. New York State Direct Marketing Association. January 2007

 

Agriculture & the Risk of Conflict in the New Rural Community Dr. Wayne J. Caldwell, University of Guelph & County of Huron Dept. of Planning

 

"Farmer A" vs. "Farmer B" Can we Settle these Disputes Locally? Paper presented with Jennifer Ball at the National Conference and Exhibition:Integrated Solutions to Manure Management. London, Ontario. September, 2002

 

Land Use Planning, Farmland Preservation and Farm Viability. Dr. Wayne J. Caldwell, University of Guelph & County of Huron Dept. of Planning .2006

 

The Natural Spaces Rural Landowner Stewardship Guide. Dr. Wayne J. Caldwell, University of Guelph & County of Huron Dept. of Planning. Natural Spaces Leadership Alliance. February 2007

 

TRAINING PUBLICATIONS AVAILABLE TO ORDER

"Rural Planning and Nutrient Management: Issues and Approaches" Co-authored with Michael Toombs, Ruth Knight and John Turvey. Funded by National Soil and Water Conservation Program through the Agricultural Adaptation Council. April, 2000 (Updated 2007)

 

PUBLICATIONS IN PRINT

Theses

"A Municipal Response to Agricultural and Community Change: Approaches to Rural Planning and Development," Ph.D. dissertation, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, 1991.

 

"Low Agricultural Soil Capability and Farming Practice," M.A. thesis, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, 1982.

 

"Land Use and Tenure Relationships in East Wawanosh Township," B.A. thesis, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, 1980.

 

Publications (Books)

Jennifer Ball, Wayne Caldwell, Kay Pranis. "Doing Democracy with Circles: Engaging Communities in Public Planning." Living Justice Press. St. Paul, Minnesoty. 2010.

 

Wayne Caldwell, Cindy Fisher, Laura Weir. "Huron County - Ontario's West Coast." Volumes Publishing, Kitchener, Ontario. 2006.

 

Wayne J. Caldwell, Cathie Brown, Sarah Thomson, Gillian Auld. "The Urbanite's Guide to the Countryside." Volumes Publishing, Kitchener, Ontario. 2006.

 

Publications (Books- editor)

Wayne J. Caldwell, Stewart Hilts, Bronwynne Wilton "Farmland Preservation: Land for Future Generations." Volumes Publishing, Kitchener, Ontario. 2007.

 

Issues and Response: Land Use and Planning in Eastern and Southern Africa. BaoBao Books, Harare: Zimbabwe. 1999.

 

Publications (articles published in Journals, Books and Conference Proceedings)

Planning and Management for Rural Development: The Role of Local Government." In Rural Planning and Development in Canada. Edited by David Douglas. 2010. Nelson Publishing. Pp.110-133.

 

"Planning for Agriculture and Food: A Challenge and Opportunity for Commonwealth Planners". CAP Newsletter. Pp. 17-20. Issue no. 22. February, 2010.

 

"The Evolving Nature of Agricultural Production: Implications for Planners." Plan Canada. Vol. 49 (4). Pp. 43- 47. Winter, 2009.

 

"Reflections on Planning: Niagara County, New York and Niagara Region, Ontario." co-authored with Jenn Burnett, John Farley, Amy Fisk, Eric Gilbert, Kate Hall, Jen Kirchner, Jess Klug, Mitch Morawetz, Jamal Nasir and Ying Zhang. Plan Canada. Vol. 49 (3). Pp. 27-30. Fall, 2009.

 

"Environmental Innovation: A Rural Municipal Perspective." Co-authored with Jennifer Ball and Christopher Black. Municipal World. Vol. 119 (11). Pp. 19-22, 48. November, 2009.

 

"Presidents Message." Ontario Planning Journal. Volume 24 (6). Pp.15-16. 2009. "Planners, the Public and OPPI." Ontario Planning Journal. Volume 24 (4). Pp.15-16. 2009.

 

"Canadian Approaches to the Preservation of Farmland." Co-authored with Claire Dodds-Weir. Plan Canada. Vol. 49 (2). Pp. 17-20. Summer, 2009.

 

"Who's on First? The Power to Make Decisions as Planners." Ontario Planning Journal. Volume 24 (1). Pp.15-16. 2009. "Roles for Planners." Ontario Planning Journal. Volume 24(1). 2009.

 

"Planning and Food Security". Commonwealth People's Forum. Discussion Paper Considered at Commonwealth People's Forum. Port of Spain. November, 2009.

 

"2008- A Healthy Year for Planners." Ontario Planning Journal. Volume 23 (6). 2008.

 

"Questions and Reflections for the Practice of International Planning and Development." Co-authored with Anna Marie Ball, Jennifer S. Ball, and Sarah Parkinson. Submitted to Journal of Planning Practice and Research. Accepted for publication last issue (23.4), 2008.

 

"The Concept of Lifelong Learning." Ontario Planning Journal. Volume 23 (4).pp.18-19. 2008.

 

"Healthy Communities, Sustainable Communities." Municipal World. Volume 118, No. 4, pp. 13-16, 2008.

 

"Getting to the Bottom of It: A Septic Re-inspection Primer for Municipalities". Co-authored with Matt Pearson, Pam Scharfe, and Laura Weir. Municipal World. Volume 118, No. 3, pp. 41-44, 2008.

 

"Stepping into the President's Shoes." Ontario Planning Journal. Volume 23 (1), 2008.

 

"Farmland Preservation and Farm Level Adaptation: Approaches to Preserving and Promoting Agricultural Activities in the Peri-Urban Space." Co-authored with Nicolas Brunet, and Stew Hilts. Farmland Preservation: Land for Future Generations. Volumes Publishing, Kitchener, Ontario. 2007.

 

"Farmland Preservation in Ontario." Co-authored with Stew Hilts, and Bronwynne Wilton. Farmland Preservation: Land for Future Generations. Volumes Publishing, Kitchener, Ontario. 2007.

 

"Rural Non-Farm Development and Ontario's Agricultural Industry." Co-authored with Claire Dodds-Weir. Farmland Preservation: Land for Future Generations. Volumes Publishing, Kitchener, Ontario. 2007.

 

"Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Risks in Southwestern Ontario Farming Systems" Co-authored with Susanna Reid, Suzanne Belliveau, Barry Smit, and Wayne Caldwell. in Farming in a Changing Climate : Agricultural Adaptation in Canada edited by Ellen Wall, Barry Smit and Johanna Wandel. UBC Press. Vancouver, British Columbia. 2007.

 

"Farmland Preservation and Conservation Subdivisions: Approaches From Ohio." Co- authored with D. Chhoyang, A. Clodd, D. Crinklaw, M. Kralt, C. Latimer, J. Nielson, A. Prindle, and A. Zietsma. Ontario Planning Journal. Volume 22 (1), 2007.

 

"Municipalities and Best Land Use Planning Practices for Direct Farm Marketing and Agri-Tourism." Co- authored with Sarah Thomson and Eric Acs. Ontario Planning Journal. Volume 22 (2), 2007.

 

"Using Circles to Build Communication in Planning". Co-authored with Jennifer Ball, and Kay Pranis. Plan Canada. Volume 47, No. 1, pp. 47-49, 2007.

 

"Rural Canada: Designing a Desirable Future." 2006. A Reader in Canadian Planning: Linking Theory and Practice. Edited by Jill Grant. Nelson Publishers. 2006.

 

"Rural Development in Ohio." Co-authored with D. Chhoyang, A. Clodd, D. Crinklaw, M. Kralt, C. Latimer, J. Nielson, A. Prindle, A. Zietsma. Ontario Planning Journal. Volume 21, No. 6, pp. 12-13. 2006.

 

"Once Upon a Land-Use Conflict". Co-Authored with Karen Gallant, and Jennifer Ball. Alternatives Journal. Volume 32, No. 4/5, p. 33. 2006.

 

 

"Protection du territoire agricole: Approaches innovatrices en Ontario." Co-authored with Stew Hilts, Nicolas Brunet, and Marcelle Thibodeau, Urbanité, décembre, Pp 38-39. 2006

 

"Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Risks in Ontario Agriculture." Co-authored with Susanna Reid, Barry Smit and Suzanne Belliveau. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change. Volume 12: 609-637, 2007.

 

"Impact of Pork Industry on Rural Communities: Community Perceptions of Environmental, Economic and Social Impacts of Livestock Production." Advances in Pork Production. Volume 17, p.75-85. 2006.

 

"A Participatory Approach to Water Management Irrigation Advisory Committees in Southern Ontario. Co-Authored with Rebecca Short, Jennifer Ball and Paige Agnew. Canadian Water Resources Journal. Volume 31(1): 1-12. 2005.

 

"The Loss of Farmland Through Retirement Lot Severances: A Final Word?" Co-Authored with Rob Dykstra and Stew Hilts. Ontario Planning Journal. Volume 20(6), 2005.

 

"Rural Planning in Canada". Plan Canada. Volume 45(3), September, 2005.

 

"Navigating Conflict In the Countryside". Co- authored with Jennifer Ball and Sarah Thomson. Ontario Planning Journal. Volume 20(1), 2005.

 

"Community Perceptions, Conflict and the Intensification of Livestock Production." Co- authored with Melanie Williams and Sarah Thomson. Ontario Planning Journal. Volume 20(2), 2005.

 

"Spatial Trends In Barn Building Permits". Co- authored with Christine Eveland, Alfons Weersink and Wanhong Yang. Great Lakes Geographer. 2005.

 

"Farmland Preservation: Innovative Approaches in Ontario". Co-authored with Stewart Hilts. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. Volume 60(3), 2005.

 

"New Strategies for Farmland Preservation: Sizing up the American Experience."Co-authored with C. Dodds-Weir, R. Dykstra, S. Hilts and S. Thomson. Ontario Planning Journal. Volume 19(2), 2004.

 

"Farmland Preservation and Land Trusts: New Options for Ontario." Co-authored with Stew Hilts and Sarah Thomson. Ontario Planning Journal. Volume 19(1), 2004.

 

"New Directions For Rural Planning: Community Based Approaches To Conflict Resolution." Co-authored with Jennifer Ball. Plan Canada. Volume 43 (4), December, 2003.

 

"Rural Non-Farm Development and the Future of Ontario Agriculture." Co-authored with Claire Dodds-Weir and Sarah Thomson. Ontario Planning Journal. Volume 18(6), 2003.

 

"Rural Non-Farm Development: Far-Reaching Cumulative Effects." Co-authored with Claire Dodds-Weir and Sarah Thomson. Ontario Planning Journal. Volume 18(5), 2003.

 

"Space For Many Voices: Mediation Committees In Rural Ontario." Co-authored with Jennifer Ball. Conference Proceedings Taking Charge: Rural Community Empowerment In Rural Development, Rural Health and Rural Education. Inverness, Scotland. 2003.

 

"Speaking For Rural Communities: Form and Process - The Ontario Rural Council." Co-authored with Jennifer Ball. Conference Proceedings Taking Charge: Rural Community Empowerment In Rural Development, Rural Health and Rural Education. Inverness, Scotland. 2003.

 

"Reflections on Planning: Pennsylvania vs. Ontario." Co-authored with J. Ball, E. Brockie, J. Marks, M. Nelson, J. Parsons, H. Rudy, S. Stonehouse, S. Weber, C. Weir and M. Williams. Plan Canada. Volume 42(2), 2002.

 

"Municipalities and Nutrient Management: What Lies Ahead." In Conference Proceedings: Manure Management: An Ancient Resource, A Present Problem, A Future Opportunity." May 2003.

 

"The Countryside: Urban Area in Waiting or a Resource to Preserve?" Co-authored with Claire Weir CIP Conference Proceedings. Vancouver, British Columbia. May 2002.

 

"Facilitating Community Consensus: Large Livestock Operations and the Challenge For Rural Municipalities." Co-authored with Scott Tousaw in Conference Proceedings, Agricultural Nutrients and Their Impacts on Rural Water Quality. Waterloo, Ontario. April, 2002.

 

"Rural Non-farm Development and Agriculture: Who's Making the Decisions?" Co-authored with Claire Weir in Ontario Planning Journal. Volume 16, Number 5, September/October, 2001.

 

"Land Use Issues and Conflict Resolution." in Conference Proceedings, Livestock - Options for the Future, Winnipeg, Manitoba, June, 2001.

 

"Local Government and Agricultural Planning: Best Practices." in Conference Proceedings, Livestock - Options for the Future, Winnipeg, Manitoba, June, 2001.

 

"Building Innovative Rural Communities: A Case Study of the Ontario Rural Council." Co-authored with Mary Robertson. in Conference Proceedings, Canadian Institute of Planners Annual Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, July, 2001.

 

"Risk Management and Agriculture: Coping With Change - A Municipal Perspective." The Great Lakes Geographer. Volume 8, Number 1. 2001.

 

"Rural Planning, The Community and Large Livestock Facilities: A Cross-Canada Checkup." Co-authored with Michael Toombs. Plan Canada, Volume 39, Number 5. 1999.

 

"A Community Development Approach to Environmental Management." Co-authored with S. Bowers, L. Norman, H. Greening and O. Williams. Environments, 1999.

 

"The Community and an Evolving Agricultural Sector: Coping With Change - A Municipal Perspective." Proceedings from the Nutrient Management Planning Conference, Niagara Falls, Ontario. 1999.

 

"Ten Tips for Dealing with Other Cultures." Co-authored with Jennifer Ball in Ontario Planning Journal. Volume 13, Number 6, November/December, 1998.

 

"Representativeness and Openness: A Model for Public Participation." co-authored with Ruth Knight in Plan Canada. Volume 38, Number 6. November 1998.

 

"Large Livestock Barns, Planners and the Community." Ontario Planning Journal. Volume 13, Number 4, July/August, 1998.

 

"Community Empowerment and Partnership Building - An Overview of the National Landcare Program in Australia." co-authored with Lita Norman and Stew Hilts. Centre for Land and Water Stewardship, Discussion Paper # 4, University of Guelph. June, 1998.

 

"Land Use Planning, The Environment and the Siting Intensive Livestock Facilities." Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. Volume 53, Number 2, May, 1998.

 

"Community Empowerment and Partnership Building - An Overview of the National Landcare Program in Australia." co-authored with Lita Norman and Stew Hilts. Centre for Land and Water Stewardship, Discussion Paper # 4, University of Guelph. June, 1998.

 

"Land Use Planning, The Environment and the Siting Intensive Livestock Facilities." Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. Volume 53, Number 2, May, 1998.

 

"Community Development: An Old Recipe With a New Twist- A Treatment For Your Community's Ailments." in Proceedings Rural Resources, Rural Development, Edited by Kenneth B. Beesley and Lia A. Daborn. Rural Research Centre. Truro, Nova Scotia, 1997.

 

"Rural Community Economic Development: A Model for a Co-operative Arrangement Between Local, Provincial and Federal Authorities." co-authored with Carol Leeming, Paul Nichol and Jim Niesen. in Challenge and Opportunity: Managing Change in Canadian Towns and Villages, Edited by Clare Mitchell and Fred Dahms. Department of Geography, University of Waterloo, 1997.

 

"Rural Communities: Maintaining Development Options in the Face of Environmental Concerns." in Challenge and Change: Rural Communities Preparing for the 21st Century. Rural and Small Town Research and Studies Program, Mount Allison University, 1996.

 

"Exploring Approaches to the Administration of a Long-Term Care Facility: The Application of a Community Planning and Development Process." Healthcare Management Forum. Volume 9, Issue 3, 1996.

 

"Land Use Planning, The Environment and the Siting of Intensive Livestock Facilities." in Manure Management Symposium, Proceedings. Edited by A. Dickson. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada & Manitoba Agriculture. Winnipeg, 1996.

 

"Rural Planning and Agricultural Land Preservation: The Experience of Huron County, Ontario." The Great Lakes Geographer." Volume 2, Number 2, 1995.

 

"Setting: A Municipal Council Meeting, Somewhere in Rural Ontario - Agenda: Land Use Planning and Siting Livestock and Poultry Facilities." in Siting Livestock and Poultry Operations for the 21st Century. Edited by J.A. Munroe. Canadian Agri-Food Research Council, Ottawa, 1995.

 

"Consideration of the Environment: An Approach For Rural Planning and Development." Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. Volume 49, Number 4, 1994.

 

"Rural Development Planning: An Examination of the Provincial Role," in Community Based Approaches to Rural Development. Edited by David Bruce and Margaret Whitla. Rural and Small Town Research and Studies Program, Mount Allison University, 1993.

 

"Rural Canada: Designing A Desirable Future," Plan Canada, September, 1992.

 

"Rural Canada: Towards A Desirable Future," Conference Proceedings, The Annual Conference of The Canadian Institute of Planners, June, 1992.

 

"An Approach to Agricultural and Community Change: The Role of the Public, Process and Policy," Plan Canada, September, 1991.

 

"Rural Development Planning: The Public, Process and Policy," in Conference Proceedings, The Annual Conference of The Canadian Institute of Planners, July, 1991.

 

"The Rural Community: Issues and Local Approaches to Planning and Development," Environments, Volume 20, No. 2, 1989.

 

Review of The Policy of Agricultural Policy Making in Canada by Grace Skogstad. University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1987, Environments, Volume 20(3). 1989.

 

"Wetlands: A Municipal Perspective," in Proceedings of the Ontario Wetland's Conference, Toronto, Ontario, October 21, 1988.

 

"Planning For Economic Development: A County Perspective," in Proceedings of Grass Roots Strategies for Stability and Growth, Barrie, Ontario, March 23, 1988.

 

Review of The Pressures of Change in Rural Canada by Michael F. Bunce and Michael J. Troughton. Geographical Monographs. York University. Ontario Geography, 1984 .

 

MAJOR PROFESSIONAL REPORTS

"Nutrient Management By-law" (revised model by-law consistent with the Provincial Regulation), November, 2003.

 

"Official Plan- Municipality of South Huron" with Claire Weir, June, 2003.

 

"Strategic Directions for the Huron Stewardship Council." Facilitated process for the Huron Stewardship Council, March, 2002.

 

"Ontario's Draft Nutrient Management Act (2001)." Position Paper prepared on behalf of Huron County in Response to OMAFRA consultation re. Bill 81, September, 2001.

 

"Strategic Plan for Ridgetown College." Facilitated process, 2000, 2001.

 

"Strategic Vision for the Maitland Trails Association." Facilitated process for the Maitland Trails Association, May, 2001.

 

"Healthy Futures for Huron Agriculture: BMP's for Rural Water Quality." Program proposal prepared on behalf of County of Huron, May 2000.

 

"Large Livestock Facilities and Huron County." Discussion Paper prepared on behalf of Huron County in Response to OMAFRA consultation re. Intensive Agricultural Operations. February, 2000.

 

"Nutrient Management Training Manual," 1999

 

"Huron County Official Plan- Review of Plan Process, Comments from the Public and Proposed Changes." 1998.

 

"Huron County Official Plan." 1997.

 

"Nutrient Management By-law." 1997.

 

"Huronview/Huronlea: A Mission Statement." 1996.

 

"People Who Are Physically Challenged & Supportive Housing: A Review of Issues, Needs and Opportunities Within Huron County." 1995.

 

"Communications Strategy - an approach to improved communication at Huronview/Huronlea." March, 1994.

 

"Supportive Housing Strategy." June, 1994.

 

"Official Plan for the Town of Exeter." 1993.

 

"Huron County Rural Servicing Study." 1993.

 

"Huron County Development Charges Study." 1992.

 

"Brussels Community Economic Development Strategy." 1991.

 

"Community Development in South Huron County." 1990.

 

"Zoning By-law for the Township of Morris." 1989.

 

"The Subdivision and Condominium Process - A Guide for Applicants." 1989.

 

"County of Huron, Delegation Procedures Manual." 1987.

 

"Zoning By-law for the Township of Hullett." 1987.

 

"Zoning By-law for the Village of Brussels." 1987.

 

"Zoning By-law for the Township of East Wawanosh." 1987.

 

"County of Huron Position Paper on the Foodland Preservation Policy Statement." 1986.

 

"Secondary Plan for the Township of Morris." 1985.

 

"Zoning By-law for the Township of Tuckersmith." 1985.

 

"Secondary Plan for the Township of Hullett." 1985.

 

"Zoning By-law for the Town of Clinton." 1985.

 

"Zoning By-law for the Township of Stephen." 1984.

 

"Zoning By-law for the Township of Usborne." 1984.

 

"Secondary Plan for the Township of Tuckersmith." 1983.

 

"Secondary Plan for the Township of East Wawanosh." 1982.

 

MAJOR ADDRESSES

  • "Progressive Planning in Rural Canada." Canadian Association of Planning Students. Annual Conference. Opening Plenary. University of Guelph, February, 2010.

 

  • "Planning for Local Agriculture and Food. The Planners Role." Canadian Association of Planning Students. Annual Conference. February, 2010.

 

  • "Prospering with a Stable or Declining Population." With Katie Temple. API Conference, St. John's, Newfoundland. November, 2009.

 

  • "Sustainable Rural Communities." Ontario West Municipal Conference. London, Ontario. November, 2009.

 

  • "The Planners Role: Supporting the Business of Farming and the Rural Economy." Plenary. CIP/OPPI Conference. Niagara Falls, Ontario. October, 2009.

 

  • "Protecting Land and the Business of Farming: Tools." CIP/OPPI Conference. Niagara Falls, Ontario. October, 2009.

 

  • "Multi-functionality: A Sustainability Lens." Multi-Functionality: A Review of Stewardship. Models for Protecting Land. Manitoba Planning Conference. Brandon, Manitoba. October, 2009.

 

  • "Rural Landowner Stewardship Guide for the Manitoba Landscape" Land Stewardship Panel. Manitoba Planning Conference. Brandon, Manitoba. October, 2009.

 

  • "Planning, Agriculture and Rural Development and the Cost of Community Services." Closing Plenary. Manitoba Planning Conference. Brandon, Manitoba. October, 2009.

 

  • "Rural Landowner Stewardship Guide for the Ontario Landscape" Strengthening Stewardship. Calgary, Alberta. July, 2009.

 

  • "Healthy Communities, Sustainable Communities." with George McKibbon and Loretta Ryan. Presentation to the Ontario Municipal Board. Ontario Professional Planners Institute. May, 2009.

 

  • "Innovations Towards Sustainability for Rural Communities." Community Well-being Symposium. Exploring Innovations in Stewardship, Livelihoods and Learning. Opening Plenary. Bethany, Ontario. April 30, 2009.

 

  • "Food Production and Sustainability: A Planners Perspective." Association of local Public Health Officials. Semi-Annual Conference. Plenary. Toronto. February, 2009.

 

  • "Rural Land Use, the Environment and Planning for Agriculture." World Town Planning Day Event. Plenary. Caledon, November, 2008.

 

  • "Landowner Stewardship Guide for the Ontario Landscape." with Jess Klug. Latornell Annual Conference. Alliston, Ontario. November, 2008.

 

  • "Land Trusts, Easements and Other Tools." Plenary. Preserving Agricultural Lands: Tools for Success. Wolfville, Nova Scotia. November, 2008.

 

  • "Why Preserve Agricultural Land and Overview of Tools." Opening Plenary. Preserving Agricultural Lands: Tools for Success. Wolfville, Nova Scotia. November, 2008.

 

  • "Healthy Communities, Sustainable Communities." Latornell Annual Conference. Alliston, Ontario. November, 2008.

 

  • "Climate Change for Planners." (with Lynda Allen). Canadian Institute of Planners National Conference. Winnipeg, Manitoba. July, 2008.

 

  • "Healthy Communities, Sustainable Communities." (with Sue Cumming). Canadian Institute of Planners National Conference. Winnipeg, Manitoba. July, 2008.

 

  • "Land for Food or Fuel." (with Jess Klug). Canadian Institute of Planners National Conference. Winnipeg, Manitoba. July, 2008.

 

  • "Climate Change for Planners." (with Jennifer Hill). Climate Change Symposium. Iqaluit, Nunavut. July, 2008.

 

  • "Planning for and Managing Economic Change in Rural Communities." Rural Matters Conference. Edmonton, Alberta. July, 2008.

 

  • "Rural Land Use and the Environment." Rural Matters Conference. Edmonton, Alberta. July, 2008.

 

  • "Healthy Communities, Sustainable Communities: Linkages with Agricultural and Rural Planning Issues." Opening Plenary Presentation. Health Nutritionists of Ontario Annual Conference. Alliston, Ontario. May, 2008.

 

  • "Healthy Communities, Sustainable Communities: Linkages with Local Food." Healthy Communities Coalition, Annual Conference. Sault St. Marie, Ontario, May, 2008.

 

  • "Rural Sustainability: Farming, Rural Communities and the Environment: Perspectives from Canada." New Zealand Planning Institute, 2008 Conference. Greymouth, New Zealand, April, 2008.

 

  • "Rural Landowner Stewardship Guide for the Ontario Landscape." Presented with Susanna Reid and Jessica Klug. Latornell Symposium. Alliston, Ontario, November 16, 2007.

 

  • "Land Use Planning, Farmland Preservation and Farm Viability." Farmland Preservation Conference. Guelph, Ontario, April, 2007.

 

  • "A Rural Landowner Stewardship Guide for the Huron Watershed: Huron and Provincial Perspectives." Forests in Settled Landscapes. Toronto, Ontario, August 22, 2007.

 

  • "Agriculture, Recreation & Concerns Over Water Quality: Finding Solutions in the Community. Opening Plenary Presentation. Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation. Midland, Ontario, July 13, 2007.

 

  • "A Call to Action: Touchstones for Today's Planners." Presented with Jennifer Ball, Beate Bowron, Annie Cheung, Gary Davidson, Katherine Grechuta, Patty Munkittrick, and Richard Parker. CIP National Conference. Quebec City, Quebec, June, 2007.

 

  • "Stewardship and Non-Farm Landowners." Plenary Presentation. Canadian Urban Institute's Nature Count$ Symposium. Toronto, Ontario, March 30, 2007.

 

  • "Agriculture and Rural Conflict: Canada's Lessons for Direct Marketers." Plenary Presentation. New York State Direct Marketing Association. New York, January, 2007.

 

  • "Rural Grievances Causes and Solutions." Presentation Latornell Symposium. Aliston , Ontario. November 2006.

 

  • "Preserving Farmland: A National Perspective." Opening plenary presentation. Post World Planners Congress Seminar Planning for Food. Vancouver, British Columbia, June , 2006.

 

  • "Sustainable Relief and Reconstruction-Turing Discussions into Operational Reality." Invited by UN-Habitat to serve as facilitator. World Urban Forum III. Vancouver, British Columbia, June, 2006.

 

  • "Getting Down to Business: Community Involvement In Water Quality Decision-making." Presentation with Susanna Ried. Canadian Water Resources Association Conference, Toronto, June 2006.

 

  • "Unearthing the Root of Conflict in the Countryside: Cultivating Space and Understanding." Presentation with Jennifer Ball. Rural Development Conference, Collingwood, April, 2006.

 

  • "Forgoing New Paths Together: Making a Difference by Conquering Difference." Opening Plenary Presentation. Manitoba Planning Conference. Portage la Prairie, March 2006.

 

  • "Non-Farm uses in Farming County Planning for Farmland Preservation." Manitoba Planning Conference. Portage la Prairie. March 2006.

 

  • "Impact of Pork Industry on Rural Communities: Community Perceptions of Environmental, Economic and Social Impacts of Livestock Production." Invited Plenary Presentation. Banff Pork Congress. Banff, Alberta, January , 2006.

 

  • "Rural & Urban: Discovering Strength In Our Differences." Presentation at The York-Durham Rural- Urban Summit, Uxbridge, Ontario. November, 2005.

 

  • "Bringing Practice To The Classroom Or The Classroom To Practice: Pioneering Strategies For Teaching Planning At Universities." Presentation at the American Collegiate Schools of Planning Annual Conference, Kansas City, Missouri. October, 2005.

 

  • "Managing The Countryside: Policy And Implementation." Presentation at the Ontario Professional Planners Institute Annual Conference, Hamilton, Ontario. October, 2005.

 

  • "Agriculture and Rural Conflict: Resolution Using Local Advisory Committees." Presentation with Jennifer Ball, at the American Collegiate Schools of Planning Annual conference, Kansas City, Missouri. October, 2005.

 

  • "Storytelling: Application In Planning." Presentation With Jennifer Ball at the Ontario Professional Planners Institute Annual Conference, Hamilton, Ontario. October, 2005.

 

  • "Urban Expansion-Rural Demise: Can We keep Farming in Rural Ontario?" Presentation prepared by Wayne Caldwell and Melissa Watkins and delivered By Melissa Watkins, Soil and Water Conservation, Annual Conference, Rochester, New York. August, 2005.

 

  • "Bringing Practice To The Classroom or The Classroom to Practice: Pioneering Strategies For Teaching Planning at Universities." Presentation at Canadian Institute of Planners Annual Conference, Calgary, Alberta. July, 2005.

 

  • "Planning For The Public Interest - The Province Vs. The Municipality: Ontario's Nutrient Management Act." Presentation With Alicia Evans at Canadian Institute of Planners Annual Conference, Calgary, Alberta. July, 2005.

 

  • "The Industrialization of Agriculture And Conflict In The Community: Practical Strategies For A Local Response." Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Conference, London, Ontario. June, 2005.

 

  • "Beyond The Greenbelt: Protecting Agricultural Land In Ontario." Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Conference, London, Ontario. June, 2005.

 

  • "The Huron Georegion: Rurality Preserved?" Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Conference, London, Ontario. June, 2005.

 

  • "Using The Planning Act To Protect Agricultural Land In Ontario, Farmland Preservation Conference: Meeting The Challenge Of Farming In The Urban Shadow", Guelph, Ontario. June, 2005.

 

  • "Agriculture, Nutrient Management and Provincial vs. Municipal Responsibility."Ontario Agricultural College. Invited Lecture, Guelph, Ontario, March 2005.

 

  • "Rural Planning & Development Challenges: The Encroaching Urban Shadow." Conference on the Greater Golden Horseshoe, Toronto, Ontario, January, 2005.

 

  • "Livestock Production and Models for Conflict Resolution: Canadian Perspectives." Livestock Environment Initiative Conference, Mississauga, Ontario, February, 2005.

 

  • "Protection of Agricultural Lands: An Ontario Perspective." Alberta Environmentally Sustainable Agriculture Program Annual Conference. Leduc, Alberta, March, 2005.

 

  • "Livestock Production, Confined Feeding Operations and Community Relations." Special Session Organized by Alberta Association Canadian Institute of Planners and Alberta Institute of Agrologists. Edmonton, Alberta, March, 2005.

 

  • "Planning for Agriculture in a Working Agricultural Landscape: Top Down and Bottom Up Approaches." Special Session Organized by Alberta Association Canadian Institute of Planners and Alberta Institute of Agrologists. Edmonton, Alberta, March, 2005.

 

  • "Agriculture in the Metropolitan Fringe: What does agriculture need to survive and how can planning contribute to this?" Special Session Organized by Alberta Association Canadian Institute of Planners and Alberta Institute of Agrologists. Edmonton, Alberta, March, 2005.

 

  • "Fussing and Fuming – Sorting Out Provincial and Municipal Responsibility." Presentation at Integrated Solutions to Manure Management II. London, Ontario. March, 2004.

 

  • "Resolving Local Conflict: Getting it Right With Local Advisory Committees." Presentation at Integrated Solutions to Manure Management II. London, Ontario. March, 2004.

 

  • "Overview of Nutrient Management Provincial Advisory Committee: Organization, Mandate, Priority Issues and Decision Making Process." Plenary Presentation, Water Environment Association of Ontario Biosolids Management Seminar. February, 2004.

 

  • "Reaching Community Consensus: Training Materials for Agricultural Advisory Committees." Presentation with Jennifer Ball and George Ferreira at Celebrating Communication for Social and Environmental Change Symposium. Guelph, Ontario. October 2004.

 

  • "Policy Approaches to Farmland Preservation in Canada." Hilts, S. W. Caldwell, 2004. Canadian Soil Science Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, Nov. 2004.

 

  • "The Ontario Farmland Trust and Farmland Preservation." Hilts, S. ,W. Caldwell, M. Watkins, B. Wilton, 2004. A.D. Latornell Conservation Symposium, Nov. 2004.

 

  • "Why Protect Farmland?' Presentation at the 2004 Annual Ontario Federation of Agriculture Conference, Toronto, November, 2004.

 

  • "The Provincial Nutrient Management Advisory Committee – Issues and Process." Plenary Presentation. Ontario Federation of Agriculture Conference. Toronto, Ontario. November, 2003.

 

  • "Seeking Harmony in the Countryside: Environmental Perceptions, Conflict Resolution and the Nutrient Management Act." Presentation with J. Ball at the Ontario Rural Council Conference. Huntsville, Ontario. October, 2003.

 

  • "Implementing New Nutrient Management Rules." Presentation at the 2003 AMO Counties and Regions Conference. Sarnia, Ontario. October, 2003.

 

  • "Presentations With Punch." Presentation at the Ontario Professional Planning Institute Conference. Muskoka, Ontario. September, 2003.

 

  • "The Contested Countryside: What Planners Need to Know About Rural Ontario." Presentation with Jennifer Ball at the Ontario Professional Planning Institute Conference. Muskoka, Ontario. September, 2003.

 

  • "Nutrient Management and the Transition From Municipal to Provincial Regulations." Presentation at the 2003 Annual Association of Municipalities of Ontario Conference, Toronto, Ontario. August, 2003.

 

  • "Space For Many Voices: Mediation Committees In Rural Ontario." Paper Presented With Jennifer Ball at International Conference: Taking Charge: Rural Community Empowerment In Rural Development, Rural Health and Rural Education. Inverness, Scotland. June, 2003.

 

  • "Speaking For Rural Communities: Form and Process - The Ontario Rural Council." Paper Presented With Jennifer Ball at International Conference: Taking Charge: Rural Community Empowerment In Rural Development, Rural Health and Rural Education. Inverness, Scotland. June, 2003.

 

  • "Beauty and the Beast: Rural Communities and Conflict." Paper Presented With Jennifer Ball at Canadian Institute of Planners National Conference. Halifax, Nova Scotia. July, 2003.

 

  • "Municipalities and Nutrient Management: What Lies Ahead." Paper presented at the Ontario Institute of Agrologists Conference: Manure Management An Ancient Resource, A Present Problem, A Future Opportunity." Hamilton, Ontario. May, 2003.

 

  • "Preventing and Resolving Community Conflicts Over Farming Practices." Plenary Presentation at the Canadian Farm Business Management Council Annual Conference- Maintaining Excellence in Agriculture. Winnipeg, Manitoba. February 1, 2003.

 

  • "Ontario's Draft Nutrient Management Regulations." Presentation sponsored by the Township of Stone Mills. Centreville, Ontario. January 23, 2003.

 

  • "Nutrient Management: The Municipalities Perspective." Plenary Presentation at Ontario Agri-Business Association Annual Meeting. London, Ontario. December 11, 2002.

 

  • "Agriculture and Conflict in the New Rural Community: The Need for Appropriate Risk Management Strategies." Invited Presentation to Western Ontario Smart Growth Panel. Owen Sound, November 14, 2002.

 

  • "Agriculture & the Risk of Conflict in the New Rural Community." Closing Plenary Presentation at Maritime Pork Conference. Charlottetown, P.E.I. November 9, 2002.

 

  • "Intensive Livestock Production and the Neighbour's Perspective." Plenary Presentation at Maritime Pork Conference. Charlottetown, P.E.I. November 8, 2002.

 

  • "Nutrient Management- Can We Make it Work?" Paper presented at the Ontario Professional Planners Conference. London, Ontario. September, 2002.

 

  • "Lessons from Michigan- Right to Farm, Manure Management and the Role of the State." Paper presented with Jennifer Ball at the National Conference and Exhibition: Integrated Solutions to Manure Management. London, Ontario. September, 2002 (forthcoming).

 

  • "Farmer A" vs. "Farmer B": Can We Settle These Disputes Locally?" Paper presented with Jennifer Ball at the National Conference and Exhibition: Integrated Solutions to Manure Management. London, Ontario. September, 2002 (forthcoming).

 

  • "The Battle for the Countryside: Rural Non-farm Development and Intensive Livestock Operations." Paper presented with Claire Weir and Melanie Williams at the Ontario Professional Planners Conference. London, Ontario. September, 2002 (forthcoming)

 

  • "The Countryside: Urban Area in Waiting or a Resource to Preserve?" Paper presented with Claire Weir at the CIP Annual Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia. May 2002.

 

  • "Intensive Livestock Operations: Neighbour Perspectives and Agricultural and Planning Responses." Poster presentation with Melanie Williams at the Soil and Water Society Annual Conference, Indiana, Indianapolis. July, 2002.

 

  • "The Countryside: Urban Area in Waiting or a Resource to Preserve?" Paper presented with Claire Weir at the Soil and Water Society Annual Conference, Indiana, Indianapolis. July, 2002.

 

  • "Drinking Water, Sanitation, and Solid Waste Services in Rural Communities: Municipality Of South Huron Canadian Case Study." Paper Presented with Nonita Yap, Larry Brown and Marnie Eggen at The Transboundary Environmental Management Conference, Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico. May, 2002.

 

  • "Ontario's Draft Nutrient Management Act (Bill 81), Strengths, Weaknesses and Implications." This invited paper was presented at the Ontario Institute of Agrologists seminar: "Regulating Agriculture: How Much Can Farmers Cope With?" Aberfoyle, Ontario. February 22, 2002.

 

  • "Clean Waters - Using Community - Based Approaches For Water Management In Rural Ontario." Paper co-authored with Scott Tousaw and presented at the WEAO 31st Annual Technical Symposium. Hamilton, Ontario. April, 22, 2002.

 

  • "Facilitating Community Consensus : Large Livestock Operations and the Challenge for Rural Municipalities." A paper co-authored with Scott Tousaw and presented at the National Conference on Agricultural Nutrients and Their Impact on Rural Water Quality. Waterloo, Ontario. April 2002.

 

  • "Bill 81 - Strengths, Weaknesses and Implications." Invited Presentation - Regulating Agriculture: How Much Can Farmers Cope With. Seminar sponsored by the Ontario Institute of Agrologists. Alliston, Ontario. Feb, 21, 2002.

 

  • "Finding Solutions For Rural Issues- Mobilizing A Vision For Rural Ontario. Plenary address A.D. Latornell Conservation Symposium. Alliston, Ontario. November, 2001.

 

  • "Rural Ontario 2001: Nobody Does It Better! Setting the Scene." Opening Presentation. The Ontario Rural Council Annual Conference. Alliston, Ontario. October, 2001.

 

  • "Ontario's Draft Nutrient Management Act (2000) Agriculture, and Implications for Municipalities. An invited plenary presentation at the Association of Municipalities of Ontario Annual Conference- The Art of the Impossible. Toronto, August, 2001.

 

  • "Land Use Issues and Conflict Resolution." An invited plenary presentation at the conference Livestock - Options for the Future, Winnipeg, Manitoba, June, 2001.

 

  • "Local Government and Agricultural Planning: Best Practices." An invited presentation at the conference Livestock - Options for the Future, Winnipeg, Manitoba, June, 2001.

 

  • "Building Innovative Rural Communities: A Case Study of the Ontario Rural Council." A paper co-authored with Mary Robertson presented at the Canadian Institute of Planners Annual Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, July, 2001.

 

  • "Rural Planning and Large Livestock Facilities." A workshop presented at the Canadian Institute of Planners Annual Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, July, 2001.

 

  • "The Rural/Urban Debate." A presentation at the Agri-Food Outlook Conference sponsored by the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Fisheries and the Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture, Truro, Nova Scotia, March, 2001.

 

  • "Water Quality Management in Ontario." A presentation to the ROMA/OGRA Combined Conference. Toronto, Ontario, February, 2001.

 

  • "Development & Planning - A Case Study of the Niagara Wine Industry." A presentation at the Latornell Conservation Symposium, Aliston, Ontario. October, 2000.

 

  • "Striking the Balance: Agriculture, Agri-Tourism & Planning Policy" A Presentation by Wayne Caldwell and David Aston at the OPPI Conference- Vintage Planning 2000: Achieving Excellence, Niagara Falls, Ontario, October, 2000.

 

  • "Risk Management and Agriculture: Coping With Change - A Municipal Perspective." A paper presented to the ROMA/OGRA Combined Conference. Toronto, Ontario, February, 2000.

 

  • "Planning the Future Development of Ontario's Wine Industry." A Presentation at the 43rd Annual EDCO Conference "Walk the Talk… Strategies that Work." Toronto, Ontario, February, 2000.

 

  • "When the Manure Hits the Fan - Municipalities and Nutrient Management Plans." A Presentation at the Conference "Tackling 2000," Ridgetown College, Ridgetown, Ontario, January, 2000.

 

  • "Rural Planning, The Community and Large Livestock Facilities: A Cross-Canada Checkup." A paper co-authored with Michael Toombs and presented at the Canadian Institute of Planners National Conference held in Montreal, Quebec. June, 1999.

 

  • "Rural Stewardship: Private Landowners and Community Goals." A presentation at the Conference "Partnering: Private Interest, Public Rights, Conservation Issues and EAC's, London, Ontario. May, 1999.

 

  • "The Community and an Evolving Agricultural Sector: Coping With Change - A Municipal Perspective." A presentation at the Nutrient Management Planning Conference, Niagara Falls, Ontario. February, 1999.

 

  • "Large Livestock Barns, Community Issues and Current Municipal By-laws." A presentation at the Innovative Farmers Conference, London, Ontario. March, 1999.

 

  • "The Community and Groundwater: From Regulation to Volunteerism- The Role of the Municipality. " Keynote address at the Conference "Groundwater in a Watershed Context," Burlington, Ontario, December, 1998.

 

  • "Agriculture, Risk Management and the Rural-Urban Interface." A presentation to the Canadian Farm Business Management Council Risk Management Conference, Hull, Quebec, October, 1998.

 

  • "Rural Planning and the Environment." A presentation to the Association of Municipalities of Ontario, 1998 County and Regional Sections Conference, Brantford, Ontario, October, 1998.

 

  • "Representativeness and Openness: A Model for Public Participation." A paper co-authored with Ruth Knight and presented at the Canadian Institute of Planners National Conference held in Winnipeg, Manitoba, June, 1998.

 

  • "Environmental Health, Intensive Agriculture and the Rural Community." A presentation to the 44th Agricultural Lenders Symposium - The Environment and Quality Assurance: From Farm Gate to Global Plate. Guelph, Ontario, January, 1998.

 

  • "Rural Planning: The Huron County Experience." A presentation sponsored by the Government of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, October, 1997.

 

  • "Transferring Responsibility to the Community: A New Official Plan." A paper co-authored with Ruth Knight. The paper was prepared for the International Association for Public Participation Conference "Participation in Turbulent times," Toronto, Ontario, September, 1997.

 

  • "Community Development: An Old Recipe With a New Twist- A Treatment For Your Community's Ailments." Keynote address at the Conference "Rural Resources, Rural Development," Truro, Nova Scotia, July, 1997.

 

  • "A Community Development Approach to Environmental Management," A paper authored with Steve Bowers, Hillarie Greening and Owen Williams. The paper was prepared for the Soil and Water Conservation Society Annual Conference "Interactions: Managing Ecosystems on a Watershed Basis." Toronto, July, 1997.

 

  • "Planning and Community Development in the Management of Change: A Health Care Perspective." A paper presented at the ACSP/AESOP Conference "Local Planning in a Global Environment," Toronto, July, 1996.

 

  • "Community Based Planning: Focus Groups, the Planner and Facilitation." A paper presented at the Canadian Institute of Planners National Conference held in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, June, 1996.

 

  • "Land Use Planning, the Environment and the Siting of Intensive Livestock Facilities." A paper presented at the International "Manure Management Symposium" held in Winnipeg, Manitoba, March, 1996.

 

  • "Setting: A Municipal Council Meeting, Somewhere in Rural Ontario - Agenda: Land Use Planning and Siting Livestock and Poultry Facilities." A paper presented at the conference "Siting Livestock and Poultry Operations for the 21st Century," Ottawa, Ontario, July, 1995.

 

  • "Rural Community Economic Development: A Model for a Co-operative Arrangement Between Local, Provincial and Federal Authorities." A paper authored with Carol Leeming, Paul Nichol, and Jim Niesen. This paper was presented at the Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Conference, Montreal, Quebec, June, 1995.

 

  • "Exploring Approaches to the Administration of a Long-Term Care Facility: The Application of a Community Planning and Development Process." A paper developed in consultation with J.A. Murray and presented at the National Home Care Conference - "Teaming Up For Positive Outcomes," Edmonton, Alberta, May, 1995.

 

  • "Rural Communities: Maintaining Development Options in the Face of Environmental Concerns." A paper prepared for presentation at the conference "Challenge and Change: Rural Communities Preparing for the 21st Century" St. Andrews, New Brunswick, June, 1994 (presentation delivered by Gary Davidson).

 

  • "The Sewell Commission: What's the Next Step Now That the Commission Has Handed in the Final Report?" Presented at the Ministry of Municipal Affairs' London Regional Conference, November 5, 1993.

 

  • "Rural Planning and Agricultural Land Preservation: A Canadian and Ontario Perspective." A paper presented at the conference "Exploring Conservation Frontiers", Fort Worth, Texas, August, 1993.

 

  • "Current Approaches to Rural and Urban Economic Development." Presented at a seminar sponsored by the Southwestern District of the Ontario Professional Planners Institute, April 15, 1993.

 

  • "Consideration of the Environment: Its Integration Into Rural Planning and Development." A paper presented at the conference "Resource Management in a Dynamic World", Baltimore, Maryland, August, 1992.

 

  • "Rural Canada: Towards A Desirable Future." A paper presented at the Canadian Institute of Planners National Conference, London, Ontario, June, 1992.

 

  • "Rural Community Development Planning: The Public, Process and Policy." A paper presented at the Canadian Institute of Planners National Conference, Quebec City, Quebec, July, 1991.

 

  • "Rural Development Planning: An Examination of the Provincial Role." A paper presented at Innovative Rural Communities - An International Conference, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, June, 1991.

 

  • "Agricultural Change and the Provincial Role in Developing Local Approaches to Planning and Development." A paper presented at the Canadian Institute of Planners Conference, Saint John, New Brunswick, August, 1989.

 

  • "Wetlands: A Municipal Perspective." A paper presented at the Ontario Wetland's Conference, Toronto, Ontario, October 21, 1988.

 

  • "Planning For Economic Development: A County Perspective." A paper presented at Grass Roots Strategies for Stability and Growth, Barrie, Ontario, March 23, 1988.

 

  • "Foodlands - Preserved for Destruction: A Municipal Perspective." Presented at a seminar sponsored by the Southwestern Ontario Chapter of the Canadian Institute of Planners, November 14, 1985.