ACTWS News

Where Are They Now?

2014 wasn’t that long ago. But Kelsey Cartwright has made the most of every day since she won the Ian Ross Memorial Scholarship from the ACTWS. At that time she was at U Lethbridge studying Environmental Science. She finished her BSc, completed an MSc in mountain hydrology, did three Co-operative

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Where Are They Now?

Layla Neufeld was the Chapter’s 2004 recipient of the Bill Wishart graduate scholarship for her ground-breaking MSc study of caribou in the Little Smoky region. After graduating, Layla convinced Parks Canada that they needed her skills in Jasper, and she’s been there ever since. Protecting caribou in one of the

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Where Are They Now?

When the ACTWS awards scholarships, it is our hope that we are helping launch a career. Erin Low, who was awarded the Goddard Memorial Scholarship in 2013 for her stellar work at NAIT, is one of those students who is well on her way. She knew well before being awarded

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Where Are They Now?

Stephen Taerum knew that a career in wildlife biology was going to take him places. But perhaps as an undergraduate, the 2002 Ian Ross Memorial recipient wasn’t thinking about so many places. Among the growing cadre of talented entomologists in the ACTWS, Stephen went from the University of Alberta to

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White-nose Syndrome Challenge

You don’t have to be a bat expert to enter the White-nose Syndrome Challenge. This opportunity is open to anyone with an innovative idea for tools or techniques that will lead to solutions to reduce the effects of the fungus without harming other beneficial species or the environment.  White-nose syndrome

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Outreach

ACTWS 2020

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

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Wildlife in the City

Family Nature Night this year was a another great event that the ACTWS attended. Student director, Nikki Paskar fascinated a young audience with her presentation

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Edmonton Wildlife Festival

This year the ACTWS, represented by our Student Director, Nikki Paskar, participated in the Edmonton Wildlife Festival. The event was fantastic and wildly exceeded all

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