Andrew Spring is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, ON. Andrew’s research looks at food security and climate change in the NWT and is part of the Laurier Cente for Sustainable Food Systems. He holds a M.A.Sc. in Environmental Engineering from the University of Toronto, and a B.Sc. (Hons) in Environmental Science from Acadia University and has experience working in industry, NGOs and academia.
Andrew has experience in community development and sustainability in rural communities throughout Canada working with UNESCO Biosphere Reserves. He has a background in environmental science and engineering, as well as remote sensing and mapping. Through his years of experience working in the Northwest Territories and has actively been building networks with communities, NGOs, and governments to promote climate change adaption and dialog. He is currently working in Kakisa, NT, on community adaptation planning to the impacts of climate change. He has also worked with the SRRB on the Traditional Economy project, and is currently a co-investigator on the Climate Change, Food Security and Health in Deline.