Layla Neufeld was the Chapter’s 2004 recipient of the Bill Wishart graduate scholarship for her ground-breaking MSc study of caribou in the Little Smoky region. After graduating, Layla convinced Parks Canada that they needed her skills in Jasper, and she’s been there ever since. Protecting caribou in one of the
When the ACTWS awards scholarships, it is our hope that we are helping launch a career. Erin Low, who was awarded the Goddard Memorial Scholarship in 2013 for her stellar work at NAIT, is one of those students who is well on her way. She knew well before being awarded
Stephen Taerum knew that a career in wildlife biology was going to take him places. But perhaps as an undergraduate, the 2002 Ian Ross Memorial recipient wasn’t thinking about so many places. Among the growing cadre of talented entomologists in the ACTWS, Stephen went from the University of Alberta to
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 lead to solutions to reduce the effects of the fungus without harming other beneficial species or the environment. White-nose syndrome
If you’ve been following Clayton Lamb’s career since 2014, the year he was awarded the Bill Wishart Scholarship, then you might be forgiven for thinking that he has recently been granted tenure. His award-winning (TWS paper of the year!) work has been published in top journals and has been widely
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 will bring together students, government biologists, conservationists, academics and wildlife biology practitioners to learn from each other’s science and experiences.