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

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

Public Talk: Bison

norsemen inn, camrose 6505 48th Ave, Camrose

In association with the ACTWS conference in Camrose, AB, we are hosting a public talk on bison. Join us for an evening of two interesting presentations by Bill Snow and Wes Olson. Bill Snow will be presenting a talk and a short film on the cultural perspective on the bison reintroduction in Banff National Park. […]

WORKSHOP: Alberta Trapping

norsemen inn, camrose 6505 48th Ave, Camrose

This workshop will review regulations, methods and guidelines for trapping in Alberta. Canada leads the world in humane trapping standards, standards that have been integrated into regulations for trapping in Alberta. Dr. Boyce will bring traps, snares and fur-handling equipment to demonstrate how to make sets for various species. He will cover fur handling methods, […]

Free

WORKSHOP: Winter Mammal Tracking

norsemen inn, camrose 6505 48th Ave, Camrose

Presented by Joseph Litke, P.Biol, Fiera Biological Consulting and Stephen Olson, Wildlife Biologist, STRIX Ecological Augustana Miquelon Lake Research Station This workshop will begin with a one hour indoor session to discuss tracking fundamentals, including photos of wildlife track and sign from the Camrose area. The outdoor portion will be approximately two hours, and will […]

Free

WORKSHOP: Miquelon Provincial Park and Ministik Bird Sanctuary Field Trip

norsemen inn, camrose 6505 48th Ave, Camrose

Presented by Margo Pybus, Alberta Fish and Wildlife, and Glen Lawrence, County of Strathcona Friday, March 13, 2020 9:30AM-3:30PM Location: Surrounding Camrose area, meet at Norsemen Inn registration desk Cost: $10 – this includes bus transportation and a bagged lunch Visit our Shop to buy your ticket - limited to 53 participants.

Free

WORKSHOP: Aquatic Invasive Species

norsemen inn, camrose 6505 48th Ave, Camrose

Presented by Cindy Sawchuk, AIS Operations/K9 Program Lead, Alberta Environment and Parks Aquatic Invasive Species are one of the greatest threats to our biodiversity. Alberta estimates that invasive mussels alone could cost the province $75 million annually if introduced into the province. In 2015, the Government of Alberta introduced a team of K9s as an […]

Free

WORKSHOP: Wildlife Necropsy

norsemen inn, camrose 6505 48th Ave, Camrose

Presented by Dayna Goldsmith, University of Calgary Augustana Miquelon Lake Research Station This workshop will include instruction on proper necropsy/tissue collection procedures of small wildlife. An overview of the procedures will be presented with a hands on demonstration. Safe handling procedures will be emphasized. Visit our Shop to pick up your free ticket - limited […]

Free

WORKSHOP: Owl Field Techniques

norsemen inn, camrose 6505 48th Ave, Camrose

Presented by Lisa Takats-Priestley and Chuck Priestley, STRIX Ecological The first part of this workshop will kick off with an introduction to Alberta’s owls and their ecology. There will be an overview of standardized protocols used to monitor and research diurnal and nocturnal owls. Local owl research and monitoring efforts will be described and Lisa […]

Free

WORKSHOP: Graduate School Oral Exams

norsemen inn, camrose 6505 48th Ave, Camrose

How to Prepare for and Pass Graduate School Oral Exams (qualifying exams and defenses) Presented by Dr. Lee Foote, Professor, University of Alberta Author of Oral Exams: Preparing for and passing candidacy, qualifying, and graduate defenses (2016)  Academic Press Friday, March 13, 2020 11:30AM-12:00PM Norsemen Inn, Salon A1 Most graduate students worry about their graduate […]

Free

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