William Dowie, has been an environmental management consultant /
sustainability professional since 1993. William completed his BA in Applied
Economics / Applied Mathematics at the University of Manitoba, and continues to pursue graduate level work within
the Faculties of Engineering, Architecture, and Environment. He holds an
Applied Management Certificate for non-profit organizations, a Masters
Certificate in Project Management, and is a LEED Accredited Professional
specializing in Operations and Maintenance. As a self-employed entrepreneur,
William is a member of the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce.
William is a Certified Master Gardener, and member of the Manitoba Master
Gardener Association. Wm also holds a Certificate in Permaculture Design, and
continually practices ecological design principles at work and home. A
self-declared naturalist, his family property is a demonstration landscape -
it has five certifications in naturalization and biodiversity, and has been
featured on local garden tours and on CBC radio. Wm has been a contributing
writer to the Winnipeg Free Press gardening column and The Prairie Garden. He
joined the University of Manitoba in the Fall of 2013 as an Instructor in
His pro bono volunteer work leads him to be an active apolitical citizen
member of the Mayor's Environmental Advisory Committee, and the Past-Chair
City of Winnipeg Museums Board. He is a Board Member with Gardens Manitoba,
and is the Chair and President of the Green Action Centre.
Working with homeowners, industry, and government, Bill concentrates on
helping people become environmentally responsible using pollution prevention
tools... this helps save money, resources, and moves people towards
sustainability at work, rest, and play.