PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND ACTIVITIES
Memberships in professional societies
American Society of Mammalogists (life member).
American Society of Naturalists (elected 1980).
Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution.
Ecological Society of America (Chair, Canada Chapter 2020-2022).
Gamma Sigma Delta (honorary).
Phi Kappa Phi (honorary).
Population Institute of Canada, 2019.
Royal Society of Canada; Fellow, 2014.
Sigma Xi (associate member 1975, full member 1978, Univ. Alberta Chapter 2000).
Society for Conservation Biology.
The Wildlife Society (Certified Wildlife Biologist, 2000).
Wild Sheep Foundation (life member, 2003).
Willmore Wilderness Foundation (life member, 2007).
Editor-in-Chief: Journal of Wildlife Management, 1995-1997.
Editor: Ecology and Ecological Monographs, 2001-2006.
Associate Editor: I.M.A. Journal of Mathematics Applied in Medicine and Biology, 1983-1994.
Associate Editor: Journal of Wildlife Management, 2017-2018.
Editorial Board: Oecologia Montana, 1992-present. Environmental Conservation, 2007-2010. Oxford Bibliographies in Ecology, 2010-present. Animal Biotelemetry, 2012-present.
Academic Editor: PLoS One, 2010-2019
Associate Editor for Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution
Professional services (last 5 yrs)
Workshop on Citizen Science, Alberta Conservation Association and Alberta Environment and Parks, 2022 April 20.
Federal GHG Offset System – Livestock Feed Management – Technical Expert Team, Canada Environment and Climate Change, 2022.
Review of France-Canada Research Fund proposal, Univ Alberta VP Research, March 25.
Testimony, Wyoming Senate, Resources Committee, Sage-Grouse captive rearing legislation, 2022 March 1.
Grizzly bear threat assessment panel, Environment and Climate Change Canada, 2021-2022.
Proposal reviews, Grassland landscapes conservation, Metcalf Foundation, 2021 November.
Alberta Institute of Agrologists, Webinar on advantages of adaptive multi-paddock grazing. 2021 Sept 18.
Royal Society of Canada, invited op-ed for Globe and Mail. “Mimic the Bison: Why we should bury carbon tax revenues in soil.” https://rsc-src.ca/en/voices/mimic-bison-burying-carbon-tax-revenues-in-soil (2021 May 5).
Workshop on the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation, Alberta Conservation Association and Alberta Environment and Parks, 4 hrs by Zoom, www.ab-conservation.com/media-share/ [Username: guestshare; Password: gr8b9-VC_nG] 2021 March 29.
Workshop on Adaptive Multi-Paddock Grazing, ALUS Canada, 2021 March 3 & 4.
Moderator, Wild Sheep and Goat Conference, virtual, 2020 Nov 4.
Workshop on grazing management for conservation, Alberta Conservation Association, 2020 April 15.
Affadavit for Ministry of Environment and Climate Change on Emergency Protective Order for Greater Sage-Grouse in Canada, 2019 October.
Review committee on wildlife research for Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, Sigturna, Sweden, March 2018-April 2019.
Workshop on camera trapping, Alberta Conservation Association & Alberta Environment and Parks, 2019 April 12.
Board of Directors, Wild Sheep Foundation Alberta, 2019.
Session Chair, Movement Ecology Gordon Conference, Italy, 2019 March 6.
Herbivory Session Chair, Ecological Society of America, New Orleans, LA, August 2018.
PLoS ONE Academic Editors Meeting, New Orleans, LA, August 2018.
Student presentations juror, American Society of Mammalogists, Manhattan, KS, June 2018.
Review committee of ecology programs in the Swedish SLU System, Uppsala, Sweden, May 28-June 1, 2018.
Workshop on habitat selection, Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Berlin, Germany, May 25, 2018.
Workshop on habitat selection, Alberta Conservation Association and Alberta Environment and Parks, Edmonton, April 19, 2018.
Edited a Special Section for the Journal of Wildlife Management on Management of Mountain Sheep, January 2018.
Organized symposium on “Uncertainty in ecology and conservation” for the Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution and Canadian Section of The Wildlife Society. Victoria, British Columbia, 2017 May 8.
Past-president, Canadian Section of TheWildlife Society, July 2016-May 2017.
President, Canadian Section of The Wildlife Society, March 2015-July 2016.
Board of Directors, North American Section, Society for Conservation Biology, 2009-present.
Director, Northern Alberta Chapter of the Safari Club International, 2007-present.
Alberta Conservation Association, Board of Directors, 2002-present.
Chair, Operation Standards Review Committee