For 30 years Richard Boase has practiced environmental and urban geoscience. His project work and passion during this time has involved watershed restoration, community and stakeholder engagement, environmental impacts assessment and land use planning.
For the past 25 years, as the Environmental Protection Officer with the District of North Vancouver, he has specialized in integrated and natural resource management. His focus is on environmental impact assessment and watershed restoration.
Teaching, researching and working with bright, innovative people has resulted in collaborative efforts involving numerous post-graduate research projects investigating a wide variety of topics, including heavy metal contamination and mitigation in urban runoff to hydrological quantification of urban tree canopies.
He is currently Vice President of the Partnership for Water Sustainability in BC a non-profit society that assists with Province wide initiatives on water sustainability and provides an outlet for his passion involving water resources.