Erin Agro

Erin Agro
Environmental Scientist, New Westminster

We are pleased to introduce you to Erin Agro, MSc., AAg.

Erin Agro is an Environmental Scientist with a background in nutrient management, land reclamation and fertilizer use. She began her career in residuals management in 2010, working as a Project Coordinator for a recognized leader in the operation and utilization of municipal biosolids in Ontario. During this time, she developed and expanded her skill set in sourcing new land for biosolids application and coordinating the land application of dewatered and liquid biosolids for the City of Hamilton, Halton Region and Oxford County. She is certified by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture as a Non-Agricultural Source Material Plan Developer and a Nutrient Application Technician.  Following her tenure as a Project Coordinator, she began her graduate degree in Environmental Science at the University of Guelph where she received the Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship in Science and Technology for outstanding academic achievement for her research on optimum fertilization rates for woody perennials.

Prior to joining SYLVIS in 2016, Erin worked as a Research Technician for a horticultural science and innovation research centre where she aided in the development and execution of independent and collaborative research projects on soil remediation, urban greening, and nutrient management. As an Environmental Scientist at SYLVIS, Erin uses her previous experience and scientific expertise to manage and coordinated on-going projects involving environmental monitoring, land reclamation and applied research. Her recent work includes coordinating water treatment residual land application for phosphorus immobilization, overseeing a permit acquisition for a biosolids composting facility, and designing, coordinating and managing a mine reclamation trial.