David T. Brown
Dave Brown is a founding faculty member of the Department of Tourism and Environment at Brock University. He has been actively mapping and promoting natural and cultural heritage destinations for over 15 years, from pioneering work on trails and greenways in the early 1990s through to current collaborations with the Ontario Greenbelt Foundation, Tourism Niagara, and Niagara Economic Development Corporation. Recent projects include the innovative Niagara Greenbelt Gateway website, promoting the cultural, natural and agricultural heritage of the provincially-designated Greenbelt. The Niagara Greenbelt website has been adopted as the prototype for the forthcoming Tourism Niagara portal, one of the most heavily visited tourism websites in the world.
Dave is a contributing author to Rediscovering the Wealth of Places with a chapter on “A Wish List for Cultural Resource Mapping” on leading trends and practice in cultural mapping and tourism.
Dave’s diverse academic background in ecology, urban and environmental studies, systems theory, sustainability, and environmental policy informs his current work on heritage mapping and sustainable tourism. He has lived, worked, and lectured around the world, and represented Brock University internationally as AVP (International Cooperation) for five years. He has authored numerous academic publications, research reports, policy documents, and popular articles on a wide range of topics. He holds a Doctorate from McGill University.
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