Author Archives: Courtney Hughes

Northwest Grizzly Bear Team – Video Release!

Check out our mini documentary on the Northwest Grizzly Bear Team and their work on the grizzly bear spatially explicit capture-recapture (SECR) project, the Grizz Tracker app and the implementation of Alberta BearSmart practises in the Peace Region. Keep your … Continue reading

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Update: Grizzly Bear SECR and Alberta BearSmart

It has been a while and we thought our readers might be interested in knowing the status of the grizzly bear spatially explicit capture-recapture (SECR) project. The hair samples collected over the past field season have been sent to the … Continue reading

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Alberta BearSmart – Spring is Here!

ABS Spring Newsletter

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What exactly is GrizzTracker?

People that spend time out on the landscape often have information that can be useful for monitoring wildlife populations, and the collection of these data is referred to as citizen science. Unfortunately, citizen science programs often have a variety of … Continue reading

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Check out the great story on GrizzTracker and the Northwest Grizzly Bear Program!

Thank you to Trina Moyles and Keeley Dakin for the great story and photos! http://motherboard.vice.com/en_ca/read/grizz-tracker-grizzly-bears-alberta-peace-country

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Grizzly Bears in Alberta

Grizzly bears are listed as a Threatened species within Alberta, meaning that habitat alteration and human-caused mortality have the potential to put the species at a risk of disappearing from the Alberta landscape. One of the main hindrances to grizzly … Continue reading

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