Scott, Hon. Lorne
New Democrat MLA, Indian Head - Milestone
Lorne Scott was raised on a farm near Indian Head and has been farming in the area since 1975.
Prior to elected office he worked at the Saskatchewan Museum of Natural History and as a park naturalist for Wascana Centre Authority.
Lorne Scott worked at the Saskatchewan Museum of Natural History from 1967 to 1975. In 1975, he accepted the position of park naturalist for Wascana Centre Authority, where he was employed until being elected MLA for Indian Head-Wolseley in 1991.
He has served as President of the Saskatchewan Natural History Society and the Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation. Mr. Scott has received numerous citations some of which include: the Canadian Wildlife Federation's highest honour, the Roland Michener Conservation Award; being featured by Outdoor Canada as one of the Country's top environmentalists of the year; and receiving the Canadian Nature Federation's top honour, the Douglas H. Pimlott Conservation Award. Scott is the only Canadian to have received two Governor General Conservation Awards. He has also been recognized by the Canadian Wildlife Federation, receiving the Canadian Legislator of the Year Award for 1994.
In June, 1995 Mr. Scott was re-elected MLA for the constituency of Indian Head-Milestone. On November 22, 1995, he was appointed Minister of Environment and Resource Management.