The new kid on the block: immigrant males win big whereas females pay fitness cost after dispersal
- A radical plan to save caribou in Alberta: pick the winners - CBC - The Nature of Things
- Highway medians are a source of food for wildlife, study shows
The Nature of Things: Remarkable Rabbits
Check out the snowshoe hare and lynx footage all filmed at Squirrel Camp with the help of the hare and lynx crew.
Squirrel Camp: Meet the scientists who live off the grid to study the frisky critter
Red squirrel inheritances on Daily VICE
Paper: Clayton et al. Genetic tagging in the Anthropocene: scaling ecology from alleles to ecosystems. Ecological Applications.
Related News Article: Genetic tagging offers better, less invasive way of tracking animals
Paper: Serrouya et al. Using adaptive management to save endangered species.
Related News Article: Immediate population management needed to save remaining caribou herds, study shows
Chill out: Wolves take snow days too, says study
Alberta wildlife group embracing citizen science and using app to track trends
SHOULD IT BE SAVED? With limited funds for conservation, researchers spar over which species to save—and which to let go
Nowhere to Hide: Changing Landscapes and Predator Highways
Nowhere to hide…
Caribou protection money secured by Alberta delegation in Ottawa
Male red squirrels kill offspring of rivals, new University of Alberta study suggests
Why road closures could help protect North America's grizzly bear
The Caribou Monitoring Unit (CMU) at the ABMI supports caribou recovery efforts across Western Canada by providing scientific and monitoring services to a broad spectrum of stakeholders. The Revelstoke Caribou Rearing in the Wild program is one of the projects supported by the CMU. Please click here to view a recent video describing how local communities, working together, can benefit caribou conservation.
Bears and roads don't mix, say U of A grizzly researchers
Lynx research will be featured in the 4th episode ("Winter") of the CBC documentary series "The Wild Canadian Year". The Wild Canadian Year airs on Sundays at 8 PM / 8:30 NT on CBC Television. The Winter episode premieres this Sunday, October 15th.
Watch a preview of the series and find more information about the Winter episode here: http://www.cbc.ca/wildcanadianyear/episodes/series-preview/winter
October 2017 Best way to save the caribou? Look at white-tailed deer and moose
- Paper: Neilson, E. and S. Boutin. Human disturbance alters the predation rate of moose in the Athabasca oil sands in Ecosphere
Related News Article: Wolf behaviour undeterred by tailings ponds and pit mines
- Paper: Serrouya et al. Experimental moose reduction lowers wolf density and stops decline of endangered caribou. Peer J, 2017 DOI: 10.7717/peerj.3736
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July 2017 - Climate change, not land use, is driving deer north
May 2017 - Stan Boutin received the J. Gordin Kaplan Award for Excellence in Research (Sciences/Engineering), the most prestigious University of Alberta research award
How Warming Is Profoundly Changing a Great Northern Wilderness
By Ed Struzik
April 2017 Lynx & hare work: Fur and Fitbit - northern research in the age of gadgetry
April 2017 Red squirrels seem to have a mysterious ability to predict spruce seed bonanza years (Alaska Dispatch News)
February 2017 Hitching a ride with a carnivore
January 2017 Wandering Lynx: Lynx Research in Alaska and Canada
See link to a recent article on long-distance lynx dispersal and general info about our ongoing lynx research
September 2016 Forbidden fruit a fatal temptation for grizzly bears in Southeastern British Columbia
September 2016 Saving caribou University of Alberta biologist and professor Stan Boutin will oversee an advisory panel tasked with monitoring and implementing a caribou management plan for Alberta.
September 2016 Alberta Outdoorsmen article "Should we fence caribou to save wolves?"
22 July 2016 To save caribou, Alberta wants to fence them in (Science)