Next spring, from March 13 – 15, 2020, Camrose will be humming with Alberta’s and Canada’s best and brightest wildlife biologists. With a theme of “Species on the Move”, ACTWS2020 will bring together students, government biologists, conservationists, academics and wildlife biology practitioners to learn from each other’s science and experiences.
Andrea Morehouse was the Chapter’s very deserving recipient of the William Wishart post-graduate award in 2013. Given her varied experience studying wildlife across North America including wolves and grizzly bears, the subject of her PhD thesis, she was a strong choice. The Wishart award contributed to her PhD program at
On September 30th, John Wilmshurst, ACTWS Executive Director, presented his wildlife management message to a class from The Career and Technology Centre at Central Memorial High, Calgary, Alberta. The school has just been named the 2nd greenest in Canada! Mr. Robb’s inspiring class is a challenging group to talk to.
Kyle Knopff has had an enviable career as a wildlife biologist. Not only did he complete is PhD studies on cougars, but he’s had the opportunity to study around the world ever since. As a wildlife biologist with Golder Associates in Calgary, worked to collect baseline data, prepare environmental assessments
At The Wildlife Society conference in Reno last week, The ACTWS was honoured as the Chapter of the Year! In presenting the award to Dr. Evelyn Merrill, who received the award on behalf of all ACTWS members, TWS past-president Darren Miller cited the Alberta Chapter’s 30 year history of commitment
Rob Found was contemplating upgrading his MSc project to a PhD when he was awarded the ACTWS’ Bill Wishart Post-graduate scholarship in 2010. With that extra support from the Chapter, he made the move, expanding his program studying elk behaviour. His work was ground-breaking, winning him awards and media attention