WORKSHOP: Remote sensing – Cameras and ARUs

Lethbridge Lodge Hotel & Conference Centre 320 Scenic Drive South, Lethbridge

Interactive workshop detailing how to program and deploy acoustic recording units (ARUs; eg. Wildlife Acoustic Song Meters+ and Anabat)  and camera trap (eg. Reconyx). The workshop will include a field component to show participants proper in-field set up techniques. THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL.

WORKSHOP: Spatial Capture-Recapture Modelling in R

Lethbridge Lodge Hotel & Conference Centre 320 Scenic Drive South, Lethbridge

Brief introductory lecture on spatial capture-recapture modelling followed by an interactive session where participants will work through an example dataset using the statistical program R and the package 'secr' and 'scrbook'. Prior knowledge of R is recommended.  Participants will be required to bring their own laptop, with R or R-Studio installed.  Visit our Shop to […]

Free

PUBLIC TALK: Colleen Cassady St. Clair

Canmore Opera House 400 Spring Creek Dr., Canmore

Attractants, adaptation, and learning in bear-train collisions Colleen Cassady St. Clair is a Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Alberta. She and her students study the way wildlife use and move through human-dominated landscapes, which frequently involve human-wildlife conflict. They seek novel solutions to those problems by combining ideas and methods from animal […]

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 […]

Free

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 […]

Free

FIELD TRIP: Bow Valley Corridor

Coast Canmore 511 Bow Valley Trail, Canmore

This all-day field trip will focus on exploring wildlife corridors and connectivity issues in the Bow Valley around Canmore and Banff. We will visit several key areas including wildlife crossing structures, wildlife corridors, wildlife habitat enhancements and habitat mitigations. Although you will be travelling by bus we will be taking several short walks/hikes throughout the […]

$10

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 […]

Free

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? […]

Free

ACTWS 2020 Conference

norsemen inn, camrose 6505 48th Ave, Camrose

This year’s theme: Species on the Move Find details about the conference on our Conference page. Visit our shop to purchase tickets.

$50 – $375

PO BOX 4990
Edmonton AB
T6E 5G8

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