ACTWS News

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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Where Are They Now?

If you’ve been following Clayton Lamb’s career since 2014, the year he was awarded the Bill Wishart Scholarship, then you might be forgiven for thinking that he has recently been granted tenure. His award-winning (TWS paper of the year!) work has been published in top journals and has been widely

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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 “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.

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Where Are They Now?

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

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ACTWS presents to award winning class

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.

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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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