Who We Are & What We Do
To inspire and empower wildlife professionals to engage in science-based management and conservation of wild animals and their habitats.
Wildlife biology professionals, scientists, academics, students, communicators and citizen advocates throughout Alberta and western Canada.
We are a non-profit Chapter of the US-based The Wildlife Society. We have about 300 members and are governed by a volunteer board and coordinated by an executive director.
ACTWS Speakers Bureau
Do you need a speaker for an upcoming event? Do you have questions about a particular wildlife topic? The ACTWS has compiled a list of members that are willing to share their expertise. Search the database for your area of interest and connect directly with a wildlife professional. If you are an ACTWS member and would like to sign up to be a resource, please sign up in the Members’ Area.
|First Name||Last Name||City||Discipline||Areas of Expertise||Website|
landscape ecology, conservation biology, conservation and land-use planning, ecosystem services, human-wildlife conflict, species-at-risk, Yellowstone to Yukon region
Wildlife Allocation and Use, Hunting, Management of Game species, forest wildlife ecology; public speaking, human cultural dimensions of wildlife management; Government Policy and Wildlife Management, historical ecology and use of natural foods, Biologist Humour, Cooking game and preparing/eating Wild Foods from around the world. Mostly eating. I’m an expert at eating.
Just Google: ‘Matt Besko Alberta’
parks and protected areas, large carnivore ecology, interdisciplinary research
human-wildlife conflict, large carnivore ecology
species at risk, evolution, population biology