Zoltán Domahidi (Renewable Resources) is interviewed about his research, which looked at the habits of cavity-nesting owl species of Northern Saw-Whet owl and Boreal Owl.
Clover Bench (Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Sciences) is co-author of a study that could reduce failed adoptions in animal shelters by helping adopters and shelter staff better understand behavioural issues that a dog may have and prepare for them accordingly.
Bear populations have been growing all across North America, bringing them in closer and more regular contact with humans each year. That trend is putting bears at far greater risk than humans, according to a new study from the University of Alberta.
Human-savvy grizzly bears are turning to the night to survive living near people, says research conducted by Alberta and B.C. scientists. The study was co-authored by Stan Boutin (Science) and Scott Nielsen (ALES).
A major research project from the University of Alberta outlines pockets of Canada’s boreal forest that may give wildlife more time and space to adjust to a changing climate. Diana Stralberg and Fiona Schmiegelow (Renewable Resources) co-author this piece.
New studies show factoring climate change impacts into planning for protected areas can help achieve emission-reduction and biodiversity targets. Research led by Diana Stralberg (Renewable Resources) is mentioned. Her work is also mentioned in a related Globe and Mail story.
Biodiversity expert Fangliang He (Renewable Resources) comments on a new report that catalogues 308 species, sub-species and varieties of plants and animals found only in Canada.
Springing to Life may be cancelled due to COVID-19, but St Albert-area birders say there’s still a bevy of birds headed our way.