The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Ariel Léger

CCAST Grassland Restoration Coordinator
M.S. Environmental Science, 2020, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
B.A.&Sc. Ecosystems and Society, 2017, Quest University Canada, Squamish, British Columbia, Canada
DEC Social Science, 2012, Dawson College, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Office Location: 
Mailing Address: 
132 E Alturas St
Tucson, AZ 85705
Ecology, Management, and Restoration of Rangelands
Ariel communicates lessons from on-the-ground projects that conserve & restore grassland ecosystems across the Southwest. CCAST’s grassland community of practice uses these lessons to improve stewardship and restoration of semi-arid grasslands.
Ariel has facilitated workshops on social and environmental topics and spent 3 semesters as a graduate TA teaching environmental science and Spanish. He currently supports undergrad student interns as they develop Case Study materials for CCAST.
Research Topics: 
Climate Adaptation and Sustainability
Restoration Ecology
Social Dimensions of Natural Resource Management