Dr. Tom Herman

Professor Emeritus
ESST & Biology

Email: tom.herman@acadiau.ca

  • Environmental Perspectives
Community Service
  • Past President of the Canadian Society of Zoologists,
  • President of the Science and Management of Protected Areas Association
  • Vice-Chair of the Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute.
  • Member of several national and regional advisory committees on endangered biodiversity, as well as the Board of Directors of the Atlantic Environmental Science Network and the Offshore Energy Environmental Research Association.
Did you know?
  • Dr. Herman has been awarded the "Key to Kejimkujik National Park and Historic Site by Parks Canada, its highest award for volunteerism and conservation
  • Tom is perhaps best known for his work in and around Kejimkujik National Park on recovery efforts for the endangered Blanding’s Turtle. Dr. Herman, his colleagues, students and community volunteers have worked to preserve and restore the habitat of this unique species through a campaign of public education and stewardship.
  • He has authored or co-authored more than 50 refereed publications, presented more than 70 papers at professional conferences around the world, and generated more than $1.3 million in external and contract research funding.
  • Dr. Herman was academic vice-president and acting president of Acadia University.