Harold R. Hinds
Senior Teaching Associate Emeritus in Biology (deceased)
Convocation: October 19, 1997
Harold Hinds has acquired national recognition as a conservationist and botanist.
He began teaching in the department of biology in 1973 and served as curator of the University of New Brunswick's herbarium for 16 years. Adding over 17,000 New Brunswick specimens to the collection, he made it a valuable resource for scholars.
Among his many publications is Flora of New Brunswick, the only comprehensive text of indigenous and non-native plants in New Brunswick. Prof. Hinds has shared his specialist information unstintingly with students and with countless individuals and organizations outside the university.
His numerous national awards include the 1996 Outstanding Achievement Award from the Canadian Council of Ecological Areas and the Canadian Parks Service Award.