Angela Bedard-Haughn

Angela Bedard-Haughn, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Soil Science, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon

Angela Bedard-Haughn was born and raised in the black soil zone, on a farm a few miles north of St. Brieux, SK. She completed her BSc in Physical Geography and her MSc in Soil Science at the U of S before heading south to University of California at Davis for her PhD. She returned to Saskatchewan in 2004 and joined the Soil Science faculty in 2006.

“Wetlands in Agro-ecosystems: A Mixed Blessing”: Wetlands are ubiquitous in prairie agro-ecosystems, providing fertile land but also presenting great management challenges. This presentation will discuss some of the unique characteristics of wetland soils, including ecosystem services provided by wetlands, and explore management opportunities to maximize their potential benefit.