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Jason Hayes

Mackinac Center for Public Policy
Director of Environmental Policy
Jason Hayes is the director of Environmental Policy for the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, and an adjunct faculty member at Northwood University. Jason has three decades of energy/environmental policy experience, having worked as a backcountry ranger and a forester in British Columbia, and completed research on National Parks and grizzly bear management with the Fraser Institute. He also spent more than a decade researching and communicating energy and environmental policy with the Canadian and American energy industry. Jason holds a Master of Environmental Design (Environmental Science) degree from the University of Calgary, a Bachelor of Science in Natural Resource Conservation from the University of British Columbia and a Technical Diploma in Renewable Resource Management from Selkirk College.