Dillon Muldoon – M.Sc. Candidate
Dillon is a M.Sc. student in the School of Environmental Science under the supervision of Dr. Cynthia Scott-Dupree and Dr. Mary Ruth McDonald. His research within the Holland Marsh focuses on aspects of both Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and pollinator conservation, through enhancement of canal berms. His project aims to assess the diversities of both natural enemies and pollinators at the marsh, and how berm enhancements can optimize conditions for natural enemies and pollinators.
Dillon has always had a love for agriculture and food systems, starting in the culinary industry after high school, completing his industry papers (Red Seal) at 21, he worked with regional producers to procure local ingredients for the kitchens. He received his B.Sc. Honours from Trent University in Sustainable Agriculture focusing in entomology and community food systems. His goal is to continue his schooling, enhancing his knowledge and research skills to obtain a career in agricultural research.