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.
WildCo papers x 2
January 30, 2020
This week brings not one but two publications fresh out of the WildCo lab: A paper exploring the co-occurrence patterns of predators along seismic lines in northern Alberta in Ecology and Evolution. The paper represents the second chapter published from Erin Tattersall’s MSc thesis. Congratulations Erin et al. A paper addressing the trade-offs between timber […]
New lab members: Alys and Tom
January 29, 2020
We are excited to announce the arrival of two new researchers to the WildCo lab – Alys and Tom. Alys joins us all the way from the UBC zoology department where she recently completed her PhD on the impacts of logging and hunting on mammals in Malaysian Borneo. She will be getting to work on […]
New paper: Responses to Caribou habitat restoration
January 24, 2020
November saw the publication of new research from the WildCo lab which suggests restoring habitat may not be enough to save threatened woodland caribou—an iconic animal that’s a major part of boreal forests in North America and a key part of the culture and economy of many Indigenous peoples in Canada. Erin Tattersall, a recently […]
|Check out Cole’s Twitter feed for more information.|