Webinar – Cascading Impacts: Community dynamics and landscape genetics

Speakers: Baily McCulloch (University of Alberta) - The New Top Dogs? Mesopredator response to wild removal in a changing landscape.Glynnis Hood (University of Alberta) - Ecological Compromise: Can alternative beaver management maintain biodiversity?Ian Gazeley (University of Lethbridge) - Species Reintroductions and Population Bottlenecks: Conservation genetics of Roosevelt Elk in southwest BC. Read the speaker abstracts. […]

Webinar – Understanding Distribution and Selection

Our monthly Lunch and Learn Webinars are quickly becoming my favourite thing! Our September webinar: Understanding Distribution and Selection, was a great way to get back to work after the summer. From bats, to wolverines, to little owls, this webinar discussed distribution and behaviour of animals we know relatively little about. The talks were truly […]

Workshop – Passing Oral Exams

Welcome to the first in the ACTWS fall/winter workshop series! Description: The workshop will cover how a graduate student can prepare for and pass an oral exam (e.g., thesis defense, candidacy), as well as how professionals can prepare for job interviews or testifying in the legislature.  The workshop will lay out 6 key essential pieces […]

Free – $10

Webinar – Managing for Caribou Recovery I: A focus on habitat issues

Our October webinar was the first part in a two-part series focusing on caribou recovery. Our first round of talks focused on habitat related management research or actions that aim to better understand the effectiveness of habitat restoration and explore different land-use management options to recover caribou populations in Alberta.  This webinar was sponsored by […]

Free – $10

Webinar: Managing for Caribou Recovery 2 – Species Research

In the second part of our webinar series focusing on managing for caribou recovery, we heard from three speakers discussing caribou genetics and site fidelity. With caribou being such a hot topic in Alberta conservation right now, these talks were timely and shared some valuable information about how caribou recovery can happen in Alberta.    […]

Workshop – Working with Communities

The second in our fall/winter workshop series is all about working well with others! Location: Zoom Attendance: Maximum 40 participants  Cost: $0 (members); $10 (non-members) Facilitators: Sarah Elmeligi, Andrea Morehouse, Courtney Hughes Results: 22 people attended this workshop. Summary: Many wildlife professionals conduct field work on public or private land. Knowing how and when to […]

Free – $10

Webinar: Comparing Methods

Our final webinar of 2020 discussed automated approaches to data collection in the field with remote cameras and audio recorders. In our Comparing Methods webinar, our speakers focused on the application of these technologies and the implications for methodological approach, analysis, and overall results.     Read the speaker abstracts. Webinar Summary Camille Warbington from the […]

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? Join Glynnis Hood and Samantha Morris-Yasinski as they share their tips and tricks for writing successful cover letters and resumes. We will also discuss how to set yourself up for success in the interview. […]

Free – $10

Webinar – Sharing the Landscape II: Wildlife in Human Environments

Join us for our last lunch and learn webinar before our annual conference! This month, we're going to hear from several researchers examining carnivores in human environments. From the urban landscape and recreational hotspots, we'll discuss grizzly bears and coyotes that share our landscape. Read the speaker abstracts here. For this last webinar, registration is […]

Workshop: Writing Science for Non-Scientists

Want to expand your writing skills? Interested in getting your science into the hands of the masses? Learn from the experts on how pitch your work and get it published in non-scientific realms! This workshop will help scientists explore the skills necessary to publish their work and expertise in non-scientific forums. The workshop will cover […]

$15 – $35

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