Ariel Léger

CCAST Grassland Restoration Coordinator

Ecology, Management, and Restoration of Rangelands


Ariel communicates lessons from on-the-ground projects that conserve & restore grassland ecosystems across the Southwest. CCAST?s grassland community of practice uses these lessons to improve stewardship and restoration of semi-arid grasslands.


Ariel has facilitated workshops on social and environmental topics and spent 3 semesters as a graduate TA teaching environmental science and Spanish. He currently supports undergrad student interns as they develop Case Study materials for CCAST.


  • M.S. Environmental Science, 2020, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
  • B.A.&Sc. Ecosystems and Society, 2017, Quest University Canada, Squamish, British Columbia, Canada
  • DEC Social Science, 2012, Dawson College, Montréal, Québec, Canada