Nina-Marie Lister is Associate Professor of Urban + Regional Planning at Ryerson University in Toronto. A Registered Professional Planner (MCIP, RPP) with a background in ecology, Lister is the founding principal of plandform, a creative studio practice exploring the relationship between landscape, ecology and urbanism. Her research, teaching and practice focus on the confluence of landscape infrastructure and ecological processes within contemporary metropolitan regions. With David Waltner-Toews and the late James Kay, she is co-editor of The Ecosystem Approach: Complexity, Uncertainty and Managing for Sustainability. In winter 2010, she will be Visiting Professor at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, where she will contribute to a Harvard-Netherlands research project on adaptation strategies for climate change in waterfront landscapes.