ACTWS News

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 activity on how scientists survey birds. Parents and kids learned that ACTWS members are very active in bird recovery programs

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Where Are They Now?

Paul Frame was the 2002 recipient of the William Wishard graduate scholarship; only the second time it was awarded. At the time, Paul was studying for his MSc at the University of Alberta. His work was award-winning. Ever curious, Paul followed-up his degree with a series of wildlife positions; mostly

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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 with a ton of folks, including curious wildlife professionals, new Canadians and students wanting to learn more about wildlife in

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Meet a Wildlifer

Our May edition of the Alberta Wildlifer included an interview of Dr. Peter Neuhaus, by feature editor Erika Almási-Klausz. Dr. Neuhaus is an adjunct professor in the Biogeoscience Institute at the University of Calgary and an ecologist extraordinaire. If you haven’t seen it yet, you should really take a few

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Where Are They Now?

The William Wishart scholarship is awarded to promising graduate students. Grad school can be a slog, so the ACTWS is keen to encourage and empower graduate students in any way we can. The Wishart is one way we do that. Jacqui Frair was our 2005 Wishart recipient for her exceptional

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Where Are They Now?

Nadine Raynolds has been at the forefront of wildlife conservation and education for her entire adult life. The recipient of the Ian Ross Memorial scholarship in 2000, Nadine completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Calgary to earn an MSc in Environmental Education and Communication from Royal Roads University,

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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

Read More »

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

Read More »

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