- 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 RabbitsCheck 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
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.
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
- 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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May 2017 – Stan Boutin received the J. Gordin Kaplan Award for Excellence in Research (Sciences/Engineering), the most prestigious University of Alberta research award
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 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)