Workshop: How’s Your Resume?

Getting ready to send out your field season applications? Or entering the workforce? Has your resume set you up for success? Glynnis Hood and Samantha Morris-Yasinski shared some great tips and tricks for writing successful cover letters and resumes in this workshop. We discussed the three stages of the job application process: the cover letter, […]

Free – $10

Webinar – Sharing the Landscape II: Wildlife in Human Environments

Read the speaker abstracts here. Webinar Summary Our last webinar in this series started with John Paczkowski from Alberta Parks and Claire Edwards from the University of Alberta discussing a long term-term dataset pertaining to aversive conditioning of grizzly bears in Kananaskis Country. With many bears and many people using the same landscape, the work […]

Workshop: Writing Science for Non-Scientists

Want to expand your writing skills? Interested in getting your science into the hands of the masses? This workshop was facilated by Dr. Lee Foote and Dr. Sarah Elmeligi and featured the wisdom from our Expert Presenters: Kevin Van Tighem, Ken Bailey. This engaging and interesting workshop shared perspective and experience in regards to publishing […]

$15 – $35

Cultural and Ecological Perspectives of Bison in Alberta

Join us for lunchtime talk of three interesting presentations by Bill Snow, Wes Olson, and Dillon Watt. Bill Snow will be presenting a talk and a short film on the cultural perspective on the bison reintroduction in Banff National Park. Dillon Watt will be presenting on bringing bison back to Banff National Park,and Wes Olson […]

Webinar – Alberta’s Grizzlies: Latest Research

Our first installment in our Hot Topic Webinar Series offers you a chance to hear about the science informing grizzly bear management in Alberta today. You may be aware of recent media coverage about Alberta's grizzly bear population estimates and the implications for the provincial grizzly bear recovery plan. Our speakers for Alberta Grizzlies: Latest […]

Webinar – Coal Mining Part 1: Impacts and Cumulative Effects

Webinar Summary Part 1 of our coal mining webinar was also our first international webinar as we welcomed Dr. David Post from CSIRO to our zoom channel. David was joined by Dr. Brad Stelfox, who many ACTWS members are familiar with for his work modeling cumulative effects across Alberta. We started with Dr. Brad Stelfox […]

Webinar – Coal Mining Part 2: Reclamation Successes and Challenges

Webinar Summary Building on Part 1 in our coal mining webinar series, this webinar focused on reclamation practices that occur after mining operations have ceased. From the planning before ground is broken to monitoring effectiveness, our three speakers had diverse experiences and research to draw from. Our first speaker, Stella Swanson, shared a great presentation […]

Wildlife EXPO 2021

Join us this fall for our first ever Wildlife EXPO! Our Wildlife EXPO will bring ACTWS members together with their partners and families for a weekend of fun, camping, and workshops where you can learn new things or refine your skills. The EXPO offers great opportunities for networking and to share some of the wildlife […]

Webinar – Hunting and Trapping Part 1: Wildlife Management and Ethics

Hunting has been used as a management tool across North America for decades. Recently Alberta Environment and Parks announced a public consultation regarding Wildlife Management and the Vision for Recreational Hunting (consultation closes on October 3, 2021). Amongst wildlife managers, there has been some conversation about updating the model of wildlife conservation and how it […]

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