Monthly Archives: August 2017

Miistakis at the 2017 Citizen Science Association Conference

In today‚Äôs world, citizens are faced more and more with challenging conservation issues both locally and globally. Solutions that encourage the public to understand these issues, lend their knowledge and experience, and implement strategies are key in overcoming conservation challenges. … Continue reading

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Alberta BearSmart Lower Peace Region Update

As our communities and access to landscape stretch further into valuable bear habitat, the potential for conflicts increase. Alberta BearSmart was launched alongside the Alberta Grizzly Bear Recovery Plan in 2008 as an initiative to promote bear awareness and deliver … Continue reading

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DNA study fieldwork wrap-up

Grizzly bears are a highly recognizable, charismatic species that often interact directly with humans due to their large home ranges and increasing human presence across the landscape (COSEWIC 2012). In Alberta, grizzly bears were declared a threatened species under the … Continue reading

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