ACTWS News

Where Are They Now?

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

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We’re Chapter of the Year!

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

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Where Are They Now?

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

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Where Are They Now?

Randi Newton eventually succumbed to the call of the northern wild. But back in 2009 she was enrolled in the Conservation Biology program at the University of Alberta. Her work on water quality and bio-accumulation captured our attention. That was the year she won the Ian Ross Memorial award for

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Where Are They Now?

Many of you know Dr. Corey Scobie as the Assistant Curator of Ornithology at the Royal Alberta Museum. He’s worked all over the province, inspiring biologists young and old alike through the RAM’s exhibits, outreach and education. But back in 2003, Corey was an undergraduate in the Conservation Biology Program

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Where Are They Now?

Curtis Stambaugh was the very first scholar to whom the chapter awarded the William Wishart post-grad scholarship. Back in 2001, the ACTWS was very proud to present this award to Curtis for his work on the effect of fire and salvage logging on bird populations. Not long after he collected

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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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