Bruce has recently retired after 35 years working with the Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources.
He has worked extensiviely in operational forestry in the Province, both on crown lands and in private woodlot management.
In the past several years, he coordinated education activities in the Western region of Nova Scotia working with various groups and organizations in many projects, employing many tools, including a weekly radio program.
As well, Bruce has led special initiatives,including the St. Marys River Forestry Wildlife Project which was the precursor to the Model Forest Program across Canada.
He has extensive experience volunteering with many organizations in his community.
A Registered Professional Forester, Bruce is a past Chair of the N.S. Section of the Canadian Institute of Forestry and is a past winner of the Section member of the year and the John Currie Education award. He resides in Kingston, in the beautiful Annapolis Valley.