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Eric Cline

Technologist

Email: 
ecline@lakeheadu.ca
Phone Number: 
+1 (807) 343-8584
Office Location: 
MP1014
and SN2005F
Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Academic Qualifications: 
  • Certified Interpretive Trainer (CIT), 2011
  • Certified Interpretive Guide (CIG), 2011
  • Certificate (Environmental Assessment) Lakehead University, 1991.
  • BEd (Junior/Intermediate - Geography) Lakehead University, 1987.
  • HBOR (Outdoor Recreation) Lakehead University, 1985.
  • BA (Geography) Lakehead University, 1985.

Eric graduated from the Program in 1985 and subsequently received a Teacher's Certificate. He is our Equipment Technologist and is responsible for maintaining the School's vast inventory. Eric is a certified interpreter and interpretive trainer.  His areas of interest include: Heritage Tourism, Interpretation, Resource Planning, and GIS. Eric is an active volunteer interpreter at a variety of historic sites and with the Northwestern Ontario Air Search and Rescue Association and is a busy entrepreneur.

Research Interests: 
  • Heritage Interpretation
  • Heritage Tourism
  • Parks Management

Research and Publications

  • Cline, E. and Payne, R.J. (2004). Restoring Nature in German National Parks: Policy and Case Studies. In Rehbein, C.K., Nelson, J.G., Beechey. T.J. and Payne, R.J. (Eds.), Planning Northern Parks and Protected Areas. Proceedings of the Parks Research Forum of Ontario Annual Meeting, Thunder Bay, Ontario, May, 2004 (pp. 209-220).
  • Payne, R.J., Carr, A., and Cline, E. (1997). Applying the Recreation Opportunity Spectrum (ROS) for Visitor Opportunity Assessment in Two Canadian National Parks: A Demonstration Project. Ottawa, Ontario: Natural Resources Branch, Parks Canada. Occasional Paper 8
  • Payne, R.J. and Cline, E. (1997). Applying the Recreation Opportunity Spectrum (ROS) for Visitor Opportunity Assessment in theYoho National Park Region: A Demonstration Project. Ottawa, Ontario: Natural Resources Branch, Parks Canada.