ACTWS News

Where Are They Now?

Erin Cameron is another undergraduate, recognized by the ACTWS with an Ian Ross Memorial Scholarship (2004) who has gone on to a fascinating career. Perhaps inspired by fellow Ross recipient, Phil McLoughlin who was later her instructor, Erin has gone on to an international career studying below-ground biodiversity. She’s even

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Where Are They Now?

Back in 2005, Sarah Trefry was an award-winning undergrad at the University of Alberta. Much has changed since. The award was the Ian Ross Memorial scholarship from the ACTWS. Soon, she completed her BSc, her MSc (vocalization in collared pikas) at U Alberta, and her PhD studying magnificent frigatebirds at

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Where Are They Now?

Ian Gazely was already a hard-working field biologist when he won the Robert Goddard Memorial scholarship from the ACTWS in 2005 for his studies at Lethbridge College. In 2000 he was a volunteer leader on a Roosevelt Elk reintroduction program, and when he successfully completed his program at Lethbridge College,

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Where Are They Now?

Kayla Burak (nee Balderson) was a promising undergrad in 2010 when she was awarded the Ian Ross Memorial Scholarship by the ACTWS. She has fulfilled that promise. With our support, she completed her Env. Cons. degree at U Alberta and followed it up with an MSc at U Regina studying

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Where Are They Now?

We’ve noticed that many of our scholarship recipients travel the world to continue their careers. This is fantastic. We’re happy when the William Wishart award becomes a springboard to wildlife biology around the world. Dr. Bogdan Cristescu graduated from the University of Alberta in 2013. But it was 4 years

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Where Are They Now?

Nate Webb has come a long way to return home. In 2006 , his studies on wolves and elk drew the Chapter’s attention for their clarity and originality. Nate was that year’s William Wishart Graduate Student Scholarship winner. After his PhD, Nate joined the Alberta Ministry of Environment and Parks

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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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