Professor J.B. Falls appointed to

Order of Canada

Prof. B. Falls

photo by SCH Barrett

Congratulations to Professor Emeritus Bruce Falls on being appointed a Member of the Order of Canada.  Officially, the award recognizes Professor Falls for “his development of ground breaking research techniques in ornithology and for his lifelong leadership in nature conservation.”  Bruce taught many undergraduate students, supervised graduate students and conducted ground-breaking research in the Department of Zoology for many years, as well as serving in administrative capacities such as being the Associate Chair for Undergraduate Affairs.  In addition to his valued academic contributions, Bruce provided critical leadership in conservation issues in Canada, including serving as President of the Federation of Ontario Naturalists and helping to found the Nature Conservancy of Canada.   Congratulations Bruce, on a lifetime of accomplishments and on receiving this high honour recognizing them!