George Buckton

Senior Ecologist


    Master of Forest Conservation, University of Toronto
  • Bachelor of Arts, Honours Psychology, University of Western Ontario

George Buckton focuses on projects in a variety of sectors including natural heritage system design, ecological restoration and management, and conventional development approval studies such as Subwatershed Studies, Master Environmental Servicing Plans, Environmental Impact Assessments, Class environmental assessment (EA) studies, and restoration plans.

As a project manager, George has prepared, coordinated and implemented annual field programs and project budgets, and has developed technical reporting. He routinely engages with Conservation Authorities around the Greater Toronto Area to find opportunities and solutions for environmental design including ecological restoration and compensation. George also works with the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation, and Parks regarding mitigation and habitat compensation for Species at Risk (SAR) such as Redside Dace, Bobolink, and Myotis bats. He is involved in natural heritage system design and restoration that includes assessing relationships between physiography, biodiversity, habitat function and sensitivity, and connectivity.