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

Webinar Summary This engaging webinar was a continuation of the great discussion from the hunting and trapping symposium that we hosted during our 2021 conference. Dr. Mark Boyce kicked off the webinar by discussing the challenges with the current North American wildlife management model and its principles. Although once incredibly useful and effective, this model […]

Wild Love – ACTWS Winter Fundraiser

Fundraising Goal: $10,000 Three ways to support your ACTWS! The more ways you can give, the more we all WIN! Donate 100% of your donation goes directly towards the ACTWS and our amazing programs that bring wildlife enthusiasts together to further science-based wildlife conservation and management in Alberta. Magazine Subscriptions Get some of your holiday […]

Webinar – Climate Change: Habitat Impacts and Wildlife

With each passing years, the impacts of climate change become more apparent in our daily lives. From air thick with wildfire smoke to visibly shrinking glaciers in unprecedented heat waves, we are all witnessing the impacts of climate change. With large and intense wildfires, wildlife habitats are also changing dramatically. Habitats are changing in terms […]

ACTWS Holiday Party!

Join us on December 10 for a holiday party like no other. We know that you've all been spending too much time on Zoom, but we guarantee none of that has been as fun as this. Join your colleagues for an afternoon happy hour to bring in the holiday season with merriment and laughter. There […]

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