Ariel Léger

Researcher/Scientist III

CART Co-Principal Investigator

Ecology, Management, and Restoration of Rangelands

Pronouns: they/them and he/him


As a CART program coordinator, Ariel facilitates peer-to-peer knowledge sharing by communicating lessons learned from on-the-ground research and management projects in two focal areas: grassland restoration & management, and fire & climate adaptation. Ariel’s other research interests center on soil science, soil carbon, and restoration ecology.


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


  • 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