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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Webinar – Hunting and Trapping Part 2: Human Dimensions

Continuing from our October webinar, Hunting and Trapping Part 2 explores the latest research and perspective pertaining to the human dimensions of hunting. We will continuing discussing the experience, how hunting and non-hunting recreation interact on the landscape, and diversity in area. This is our last webinar of 2022, so you don't want to miss […]

Committee Meetings

Our volunteer committees are essential to the ACTWS successes. Each committee is comprised of dedicated ACTWS members who work diligently to further the our mission throughout Alberta. As part of our conference week, we host committee meetings open to all ACTWS supporters. This is your opportunity to learn more about what these committees are working […]

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