Join Our Executive Board!

Each year, the Alberta Chapter of The Wildlife Society has several board positions available. One of them is definitely for you! These are the positions available this year: President-elect – a voting member that serves three terms with the ACTWS. First as the “president-elect”, a second year as President, and

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Poster Profile – Erin Tattersall

We’ve shared some great posters from the 2020 conference through our Poster Profiles this year and this one is no exception! This month, we’re sharing Erin Tattersall’s research about ecological characteristics of linear features and how those relate to wildlife use. Poster authors: Erin Tattersall, Karine Pigeon, Doug MacNearney, and

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Poster Profile – Aidan Sheppard

Our poster profiles from the 2020 ACTWS Conference continue with this great poster by Aidan Sheppard from the University of Alberta. Poster authors: Aidan H.C. Sheppard, Lee J. Hecker, Mark A. Edwards, and Scott E. Nielsen Poster title: The influence of snow and temperature on the movement rates of wood

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Diversity is our Strength – Mariana Nagy-Reis

The wildlife management challenge we face in Alberta are diverse, multi-faceted, and complex. Defining innovative ways to meet these challenges requires diversity in our thinking and approaches, much of which stems from the diversity of perspective individual wildlife professionals bring to our field. This web series shares the successes, challenges,

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Poster Profile – Arya Horon

In lieu of the poster session at our 2020 conference, we are profiling posters from this year’s conference on our website every few weeks. This month, we’re featuring Arya Horon’s work examining intestinal parasites in coyotes. See a pdf of Arya’s poster. Poster authors: Arya Horon, Deanna Steckler, Colleen Cassady

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Poster Profile – Kaegan Finn

This month’s poster profile shares the work of Kaegan Finn, a University of Alberta student examining parasites in fish and 15N. Poster authors: Kaegan Finn, Karling Roberts, and Mark Poesch Poster title: Cestode Parasites are Depleted in 15N Relative to their Fish Hosts (pdf of the poster here). Cestode parasites

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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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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

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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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In this context, it is not in reference to a legal professional designation.