Wayne Caldwell

Wayne Caldwell is a Professor in Rural Planning at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada. He also has a career-long affiliation with the County of Huron Department of Planning and Development.

Wayne has lectured across North America on the future of rural communities. His primary focus has been on planning and change in rural and agricultural communities. He is an active researcher and practitioner in the area of farmland presevation, rural conflict resolution, public participation and facilitation, governance of nutrient management, and community-based approaches to economic and environmental issues. He has published four books including Farmland Preservation: Land for Future Generations.

Wayne is a founding member and past Chair of the Ontario Rural Council. He is also a founding member of the Huron Stewardship Council, and the Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation. He was appointed by the Ontario Government to Chair the Provinces Nutrient Management Advisory Committee, and he is President of the Ontario Professional Planners Institute.

Contact info: 519.824.4120, waynecaldwell[at]hurontel.on.ca