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Congratulations to Maddie Trottier for the successful completion of her MSc. degree. Maddie’s defense entitled, “Disparity in conspecific interaction and vigilance behaviour in a partially-migratory elk herd (Cervus canadensis) on a sympatric winter range” was on June 9, 2022.

Congratulations to Maria Dobbin for the successful completion of her MSc. degree. Maria’s defense entitled, “Implications of direct contacts between mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) on transmission of chronic wasting disease” was on March 28, 2022.

Congratulations to Kelsey Gritter for the successful completion of her MSc degree. Kelsey’s defense entitled, “Individual-based movement model of mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) contacts and application to artificial attractants” was on January 25, 2022.

Congratulations to Kelsey Gritter for receiving  a Department of Biological Sciences Teaching Assistant Commendation!

Congratulations to Kelsey Gritter for receiving an NSERC CGS M graduate award for her MSc project on Chronic Wasting Disease in deer!!

Congratulations to Maddie Trottier for receiving an NSERC CGS M graduate award for her MSc project Winter behaviour in a new migratory segment: Ya Ha Tinda elk herd.

Congratulations to  Kelsey Gritter, Maddie Trottier, Kelly Mulligan, Maria Dobbin and Phil Walker for receiving AGES awards!

Congratulations to Maria Dobbin GSA Graduate Student Teaching Assistant Award!

With generous support from The W. Garfield Weston Foundation, Wildlife Conservation Society Canada is able to award annual fellowships to graduate students to support field research relevant to WCS Canada’s conservation objectives at their two long-term conservation sites: the boreal region of northern Ontario and the northern boreal mountains of Yukon and British Columbia.

Phil Walker is a recipient of a 2019 W. Garfield Weston Fellowship. Congratulations Phil!!