David Punter:

An Inventory of his papers at the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

Inventory prepared by Lewis St. G. Stubbs
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
330 Elizabeth Dafoe Library
(2014)

Finding aid encoded by Lewis St. George Stubbs (2014)
Finding aid written in English.



Collection Summary

Repository:
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
330 Elizabeth Dafoe Library

Creator:
David Punter

Title:
David Punter fonds

Dates:
1970-2013

Quantity:
2 m. of textual records

Identification:
MSS 420 A.13-84

English

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Biography of David Punter

Dr. Punter was born in Hadleigh, Suffolk, England on May 26, 1936. He obtained a B.A. in Natural Science (Honours Botany) from Cambridge in 1959. He received his PHD in Forest Pathology from Cambridge in 1964. In 1962 he became a research scientist with the Canadian Forestry Department. In 1968 he was appointed as assistant professor in the Botany Department of the University of Manitoba. He attained the rank of associate professor in 1974 & became a full professor in 1986. He was the Head of the Department of Botany from 1993-2002. He was named a Senior Scholar upon his retirement in 2004.Two of his areas of expertise are reproductive biology & population genetics of dwarf mistletoe & pathology, ecology & taxonomy of fungi associated with Wild Rice.

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Dr. Punter has been a part of many boards & committees outside of his academic career. He was the President of the Manitoba Naturalist Society from 1972-1974. He was a member of the Museum of Man & Nature, Program Committee from 1979-1986. He has been a director with the Manitoba Model Forest since 1993. He was part of the reorganization of Manitoba Environmental Council 1994-1999. He was a member of the Canadian Biotechnology Advisory Committee 2003-2007 and part of the York Factory Preservation Team 2007-2012. These are but a select few of the outreach projects that he was involved in.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The fonds is divided into 9 series. They include: Brief to the Board of Trustees of the Winnipeg School Division No.1, correspondence, Manitoba Environmental Council, Canadian Biotechnology Advising Committee, Garrison Diversion, endangered species & spaces, forestry, East Side Lake Winnipeg & research material.

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Arrangement of the Papers

This collection is arranged

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Restrictions on Access

No restrictions on access

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Restrictions on Use

No restrictions on use.

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Custodial History

The fonds were donated by Dr. David Punter in 2013.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

BRIEF TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF WINNIPEG SCHOOL DIVISION NO.1 [ 1980-1983 ]

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11 Brief to the Board of School Trustees of Winnipeg School Board No.1 - South Winnipeg Review 1980-1983

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CORRESPONDENCE 1972-2001
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12 Manitoba Naturalist Society -mainly snowmobiles & Victoria Beach correspondence 1972-1973
3 Manitoba Naturalist Society - correspondence & newsclippings 1973-1974
4 Correspondence 1974-2001
5 Land use correspondence 1978-1994
6 Endangered species correspondence 1992
7 Correspondence 1993
8 Correspondence 1994
9 World Wild Life correspondence 1995
10 Correspondence 2000-2001

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MANITOBA ENVIRONMENTAL COUNCIL 1972-2011
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21 MEC - Pesticide subcommittee 1973-1975
2 MEC - Justice Tritschler brief 1973-1979
3 MEC correspondence 1973-1978
4 Cankerworm research material 1974-2002
5 Brush spraying controvery 1974-1980
6 General meetings 1975-1978
7 MEC general 1975-1977
8 MEC forums 1975-1978
9 MEC executive 1976-1979
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31 Resolutions & briefs 1976-1979
2 Budget & administration 1977-1979
3 Activities & events 1978-1979
4 MEC - Garrison Diversion material 1976-1979
5 Trees & Pesticides an Environmental Dilemna Study 1978
6 Board meetings 1978-1980
7 General meetings 1979-1989
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41 MEC meetings 1979
2 Research material 1979-1980
3 Punter's notes on the history of the Garrison Diversion1980 1980
4 Wildlife Committee research material 1981-2001
5 10th nniversary Celebration 1981
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51 Land use meeting & material 1981
2 MEC 10Anniversary in Study 15 1982
3 The Clean Environment Commission - reports Inco in Thompson & HBC Mining & Smelting in Flin Flon 1987
4 General meetings 1989-2000
5 MEC - East Side Lake Winnipeg environmental concerns 1992-2011

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CANADIAN BIOTECHNOLOGY ADVISORY COMMITTEE 1988-2007
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61 CBAC - information 1988-2004
2 CBAC - annual reports 2003-2007
3 CBAC newletter Biowatch 2004-2006
4 CBAC - Toronto June meeting 2004
5 CBAC - Toronto October meeting 2004
6 CBAC - Genomics, Health & Society Emerging Issues for Public Policy - Ottawa - Symposium Program 2004
7 CBAC - Montreal meeting 2004
8 CBAC - Ottawa meeting 2004
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71 CBAC - Toronto February meeting 2005
2 CBAC - Ottawa meeting 2005
3 CBAC Toronto October meeting 2005
4 CBAC - Biotechnology, Sustainable Development & Canada's Future Economy (BSDE) - Ottawa meeting 2004-2006
5 CBAC - BSDE meeting 2005
6 CBAC - Toward a Canadian Action Agenda for Biotechnology report 2006
7 CBAC - BSDE roundtables 2006
8 CBAC - Toronto meeting 2006
9 CBAC - BSDE report 2006

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GARRISON DIVERSON 1974-1994
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81 Garrison Diversion newsclippings 1974-1994
2 Garrison Diversion 1974-1976
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91 Garrison Diversion - study & reports 1974-1975
2 Garrison Diversion - newsclippings 1974
3 Garrison Diversion UNit - Final Environmental Statement 1974

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ENDANGERED SPECIES & SPACES 1970-2001
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101 Endangered Wildlife in Canada - Canadian Wildlife Federation 1970
2 Extinct, Endangered & Rare Wildlife in Manitoba - Conservation Comment newsletter 1976
3 Canadian endangered species 1990
4 Prairie Threatened Wildlife - burrowing owl 1992
5 Natural History Occasional Paper No.19 - Proceedings of the Third Prairie Conservation & Endangered Species Workshop 1992
6 Canadian Nature Federation - Citizen's Action Guide 1993
7 Wild Earth Special Edition - The Wildlands Project 1993
8 World Wildlife Federation publications 1993
9 WWF - Making Choices submission to the British Columbia Government 1993
10 Endangered Species newsletter 1994-1996
11 WWF - Working for Wildlife 1994
12 The Provincial Network of Special Places - Candidate areas for the endangered species campaign 1994
13 A National Approach to Endangered Species Conservation in Canada - report on public consultation 1995
14 Endangered species campaign report 1995
15 The Canadian Endangered Species Protection Act - Legislative proposal 1995
16 A National Approach to Endangered Species Conservation in Canada - discussion document 1995
17 Prairie Conservation & Endangered Species Conference - Saskatoon 1998
18 9th Prairie Conservation & Endangered Species Conference - Winnipeg 1998
19 Manitoba Prairie Conservation Action Plan 1996-2001 1998
20 6th Prairie Conservation & Endangered Species Conference 2001
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111 Report of the National Task Force on Environment & Economy 1987
2 Conserving Our Future - A Draft Recycling Strategy for the 1990s 1990
3 A Protected Areas Vision for Canada 1991
4 Endangered Spaces progress report & newsletter 1991
5 Occasional Papers No.12 - Canadian Council on Ecological Areas - Part 1 A Strategy 1992
6 Describing Manitoba's Natural Regions & Determining Representative Landscape Units ca.1993
7 Provincial Action Plan for A Network of Special Places 1993
8 Protected Areas Gap Analysis Methodology - working draft report 1994
9 Maintaining Ecological Integrity in Representative Reserve Networks - draft report - Reed F. Noss 1994
10 Protecting Canada's Endangered Spaces - Gayle Whelan-Enns 1995
11 Manitoba endangered spaces - report card 1995
12 Workbook on Natural Lands & Special Places 1992
13 Endangered Ecosystems of the United States: A Preliminary Assessment of Loss & Degradation 1 -report - Reed Noss & Edward LaRoe 1995
14 Caring for Home - Protected Areas & Landscape Ecology - Regina conference proceedings 1996
15 Endangerd spaces - progress reports & bulletin 1996-1997
16 An Action Plan for Manitoba's Network of Protected Areas 1997
17 Endangered Spaces - progress report 1998-1999

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FORESTRY 1972-2002
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121 Guidelines for the Pulp & Paper Effluent Regulations - Environment Canada 1972
2 Tom McMillan Minister of the Environment speech - Peterborough 1986
3 Manitoba Network for precipitation collection - data summary 1984
4 Acid forming emmissions in Alberta & their ecological effects - Symposium/Workshop - Calgary 1986
5 Forest Futues in Manitoba - preliminary proceedings - workshop Winnipeg 1989
6 Towards Sustainable Forestry Development - Forestry Canada 1990
7 Abitibi Price - papercast newsletter 1993
8 Manitoba Model Forest Inc. - reports & meetings 1993-1995
9 Forests - Louisiana Pacific Canada - correspondence & reports 1995-2000
10 Pine Falls Paper Company - reports & correspondence 1995-1999
11 Policy Framework for Sustainable Forests 1995
12 Canadian Council on on Ecological Areas - Calgary conference 1995
13 Ecological Reserves - Manitoba Conservation 2002

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EAST SIDE LAKE WINNIPEG 1987-2004
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131 Provincial Overview Plan 1987
2 Phase 1 preliminary discussions - Broad Area Planning Committee 2001
3 Broad Area Planning Iniative Phase 1 - final report 2002
4 Planning Iniative - research material 2002
5 Planning Iniative - agenda & minutes 2003
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141 Planning Iniative Community Visits - briefing book 2003
2 "Promises to Keep" Towards a Broad Plan...... - Executive Summary 2004
3 "Promises to Keep" - appendix 2004
4 "Promises to Keep" - status report 2004
5 Planning Iniative 2004

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RESEARCH MATERIAL 1971-2013
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151 Environmental protection nesclippings 1971-2013
2 Man & Resources Manitoba Program - Manitoba Tier II workshop report No.2 1972
3 Churchill River Diversion 1972-1973
4 Man & Resources Man Program - report of the Manitoba Regional Working Groups 1973
5 Delta Marsh Study - report 1974
6 The Green Plan - A National Challenge 1989-1990
7 Environment Views - newsletter 1990
8 Green Plan cosultation 1990
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161 Manitoba Roundtable on Sustainable Development 1991-2000
2 Lake Superior Binational Program - Lakewide Management Plan 1993-1994
3 Ski Asessipi Project - report, correspondence & newsclippings 1995
4 Large Area Land Use Planning for Manitoba Version 2 - Agit k. Krishnaswany PHD. 2000
5 Manitoba Roundtable for Sustainable Development - meetings 2001-2002
6 A Review of Manitoba's Land Use Planning Law - Discussion paper 2002
7 Manitoba Roundtable for Sustainable Development - meetings 2003-2004

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