Welcome to the Wildlife Coexistence Lab at UBC!
The lab is led by Dr. Cole Burton, Assistant Professor in the Department of Forest Resources Management.
(We are building this webpage so please stay tuned … You can also visit Cole’s personal website)
How to trap a small wild cat in 15 days?
January 15, 2018
By Cindy Hurtado If you ever wrote a grant application, you are familiar with the type of questions asked. In 2015, as part of a felid conservation project, Alvaro García-Olaechea and I were naively writing a grant to study pampas cat (Leopardus colocolo) in the Sechura Desert of northern Peru, and we were asked […]
Breaking through the Bog
December 4, 2017
A tale of field work in Alberta’s boreal forest by Erin Tattersall The helicopter lifts into the sky, blasting us with an icy wash of winter air and snow crystals. As the engine’s roar fades into the distance, we trudge across the frozen ground, each step a struggle to avoid sinking into the waterlogged sphagnum. […]