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.
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
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
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
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
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