ACTWS News

William Rowan Distinguished Service Award 2020

The William Rowan Distinguished Service Award is the ACTWS’ most prestigious award. This award goes to an Alberta wildlife biologist who has made outstanding cumulative contributions to the management and conservation of wildlife and their habitats. This year, we are pleased to present Dr. Lee Foote with this award. As

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ACTWS Elections 2020

Are you looking for a new professional development opportunity? Would you like to develop (or showcase) your leadership skills? Are you interested in donating a bit of your time and expertise to support wildlife conservation in Alberta? Well, look no further! The Alberta Chapter of The Wildlife Society (ACTWS) is

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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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Outreach

May Webinar Summary

Last week, we launched our monthly lunch and learn webinar series. It was fun and felt so good to connect with our membership. Monthly webinar details will be shared through

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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

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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

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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 on “superbirds” and led an

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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 of our expectations. Nikki connected

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