WORKSHOP: Certified Wildlife Biologist

Coast Canmore 511 Bow Valley Trail, Canmore

The CSTWS Certification Committee is hosting a ½ day workshop dealing with TWS Certification. The first part of the agenda will be dominated by a series of speakers dealing with certification: an overview of the program; efforts to model university/college curricula to conform to TWS standards; and testimonials by male and female Certified Wildlife Biologists about […]

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WORKSHOP: Boreal Wetlands 101

Coast Canmore 511 Bow Valley Trail, Canmore

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) has over 80 years of experience delivering wetland conservation programs across Canada and over 20 years of experience working in Canada's boreal forest. DUC's National Boreal Program delivers introductory wetlands training geared towards industry, government, and other practitioners with the goal of raising awareness and understanding of boreal wetlands. This workshop will introduce participants to Canada's boreal wetlands with a focus […]

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WORKSHOP: Defeat the dark side: how to use social media like a SciComm Jedi

Coast Canmore 511 Bow Valley Trail, Canmore

Social media are more than just sharing photos of cats or food – the majority of online adults use social media as a news source, and nearly 80% of social media users see science related content in their newsfeeds. Given the prevalence of pseudoscience and misinformation, how can a scientist make their content stand out? […]

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WORKSHOP: Intro to Telemetry & Winter Tracking

Coast Canmore 511 Bow Valley Trail, Canmore

 A basic introduction to telemetry and winter wildlife tracking, geared towards students and early career professionals. The workshop will start off with a classroom presentation on telemetry fundamentals and snow track identification, followed by an outside component to practice the skills learned in the classroom. Participants should bring appropriate clothing and footwear to spend a […]

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WORKSHOP: Alberta Trapping

norsemen inn, camrose 6505 48th Ave, Camrose

This workshop will review regulations, methods and guidelines for trapping in Alberta. Canada leads the world in humane trapping standards, standards that have been integrated into regulations for trapping in Alberta. Dr. Boyce will bring traps, snares and fur-handling equipment to demonstrate how to make sets for various species. He will cover fur handling methods, […]

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WORKSHOP: Winter Mammal Tracking

norsemen inn, camrose 6505 48th Ave, Camrose

Presented by Joseph Litke, P.Biol, Fiera Biological Consulting and Stephen Olson, Wildlife Biologist, STRIX Ecological Augustana Miquelon Lake Research Station This workshop will begin with a one hour indoor session to discuss tracking fundamentals, including photos of wildlife track and sign from the Camrose area. The outdoor portion will be approximately two hours, and will […]

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WORKSHOP: Aquatic Invasive Species

norsemen inn, camrose 6505 48th Ave, Camrose

Presented by Cindy Sawchuk, AIS Operations/K9 Program Lead, Alberta Environment and Parks Aquatic Invasive Species are one of the greatest threats to our biodiversity. Alberta estimates that invasive mussels alone could cost the province $75 million annually if introduced into the province. In 2015, the Government of Alberta introduced a team of K9s as an […]

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WORKSHOP: Wildlife Necropsy

norsemen inn, camrose 6505 48th Ave, Camrose

Presented by Dayna Goldsmith, University of Calgary Augustana Miquelon Lake Research Station This workshop will include instruction on proper necropsy/tissue collection procedures of small wildlife. An overview of the procedures will be presented with a hands on demonstration. Safe handling procedures will be emphasized. Visit our Shop to pick up your free ticket - limited […]

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WORKSHOP: Owl Field Techniques

norsemen inn, camrose 6505 48th Ave, Camrose

Presented by Lisa Takats-Priestley and Chuck Priestley, STRIX Ecological The first part of this workshop will kick off with an introduction to Alberta’s owls and their ecology. There will be an overview of standardized protocols used to monitor and research diurnal and nocturnal owls. Local owl research and monitoring efforts will be described and Lisa […]

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WORKSHOP: Graduate School Oral Exams

norsemen inn, camrose 6505 48th Ave, Camrose

How to Prepare for and Pass Graduate School Oral Exams (qualifying exams and defenses) Presented by Dr. Lee Foote, Professor, University of Alberta Author of Oral Exams: Preparing for and passing candidacy, qualifying, and graduate defenses (2016)  Academic Press Friday, March 13, 2020 11:30AM-12:00PM Norsemen Inn, Salon A1 Most graduate students worry about their graduate […]

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