Webinar: Recreation Impacts, Planning, and Management

People appreciate and enjoy Alberta's natural spaces in myriad ways from boating and 4x4 driving to hiking and picnicking. This diversity in forms and intensity of recreation across the landscape creates various management challenges. Management usually aims to ensure people have adequate access to recreational opportunities and the natural ecosystem remains intact and species are […]

Workshop – Recreation Planning

Join us for an interactive exercise that will explore the complexity of recreation planning in multi-use landscapes through discussion, and sharing your professional and personal experiences. Apply your lessons learned to our collective wisdom to build a recreation network, choosing the placement of trails, parking areas, protected areas, harvest area, well sites, stream, lakes and […]

Workshop – Remote Cameras Part 1

Remote cameras increasing popularity to collect a variety of wildlife data about occupancy, habitat use, population density, human interaction, and so much more cannot be denied. Even though they can be incredibly useful, it may sometimes seem like "the answer is remote cameras; it doesn't matter what the question is". With all research, however, planning […]

Workshop – Remote Cameras Part 2

Remote cameras are great - when they work, the batteries don't run out... and you remembered to turn them on! You also may want to avoid thousands of pictures of grass waving in the wind or blurry photos of critters that you can't decipher reliably. Where, how, and when you set cameras up, how often […]

Webinar – Off-Leash Dogs, Natural Areas, and Wildlife

Dogs off-leash in natural areas is a topic it seems most people have an opinion on. People make many assumptions about how off-leash dogs impact wildlife and their habitats, but what does the research say? Some organizations have started distributing fact sheets and other statements encouraging people to keep their dogs on-leash. Join us as […]

Citizen Science – iNaturalist Workshop

Citizen science is often a great opportunity to engage communities in wildlife research and to broaden your data set. There are many different ways to engage communities in wildlife research. This virtual workshop will focus on iNaturalist, Canada's gateway to a global species data sharing community. Our workshop hosts will show you the potential of […]

ACTWS Webinar – Renewable Energy Development and Wildlife

Alberta is currently experiencing a "gold-rush" of renewable energy projects, particularly with new wind and solar farm developments. The ACTWS will be hosting a webinar during lunch hour on June 2nd to educate our members and the public on the impacts of renewable energy development on Alberta's wildlife. Learn more about our guest speakers and […]

WildFIRE & WildLIFE Webinar

Please register for this webinar here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. The Alberta Chapter of the Wildlife Society is hosting a special event featuring renowned guest speakers Edward Struzik, Dr. Mark Boyce, and David Kamelchuk. The event will focus on three crucial topics: 1) Managing and […]

ACTWS Hunting Mentorship Program

Secure your spot HERE. The Education and Information Committee of the Alberta Chapter of The Wildlife Society is passionate about fostering a strong hunting community while promoting wildlife conservation and responsible hunting practices. Our mentorship program offers a unique opportunity for aspiring hunters to learn from experienced mentors who share their knowledge, skills, and ethical […]

Virtual Career Fair

The Alberta Chapter of The Wildlife Society is thrilled to announce that we will be hosting a virtual career fair on November 30th from 12-3 pm. This event offers a valuable opportunity for candidates to explore diverse job prospects in wildlife and environmental conservation. Gain an advantage by connecting with hiring managers and positioning yourself […]

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