Welcome to the Wildlife Coexistence Lab at UBC!
We are a group of researchers in the Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. Our research is focused on human-wildlife coexistence across multiple species and scales, with a particular emphasis on large-bodied terrestrial mammals.
Joanna Klees van Bommel (WildCo masters student 2017-2019) has published the first chapter from her thesis: “Predicting human-carnivore conflict at the urban-wildland interface” in Global Ecology and Conservation. Congratulations Joanna! Check out the full article here and a great tweet thread summarising her main findings here!
Becoming a master’s student and studying the grizzly bear in the age of COVID-19 and social justice movements: a brief reflection
July 20, 2020
Introduction: my path to graduate studies By: Chris Colton (MSc Student) Two years ago, in the summer of 2018, I was preparing for the final semester of my undergraduate degree at UBC. I was lucky enough to have a great mentor and friend at the time named Zoltan Mityok who was an MSc student in […]
Check out WildCo’s new addition – “Effects of scent lure on camera trap detections vary across mammalian predator and prey species” published in PlosOne this week. It shows that using of scent lure can attract predators to your cameras, but its effects are highly species-specific. The lead author, Dacyn Holinda, was an undergraduate in the […]
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