About the Speaker
Normand Génier is a Tribal Forester with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe in Akwesasne, NY. Prior to working with the Tribe, Normand worked over 20 years north of the border in Canada with South Nation and Raisin Region Conservation Authorities, 2 of the 36 watershed-based conservation organizations operating solely in Ontario. He worked as a Forest Technician in the early part of his career, then as a Soil and Water Conservation Specialist, and finally as a Forestry Specialist. After a successful career of helping countless landowners and farmers with land stewardship and non-point source pollution reduction projects, Normand now manages the Tribes forestry resources, currently focusing on survey and mitigation efforts associated with effects of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), and also the protection and preservation of the culturally-significant black ash tree species.