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Joanna awarded National Geographic grant!

Joanna awarded National Geographic grant!

Congratulations to Joanna Klees van Bommel, who was just awarded an Early Career grant from the National Geographic Society’s Committee for Research and Exploration! This grant will help Joanna pursue her M.Sc. thesis field research on human-carnivore coexistence on southern Vancouver Island — we’re all excited to see the results (including more cougar and black […]

Erin and Joanna B. represent the lab at ACTWS

Erin and Joanna B. represent the lab at ACTWS

WildCo was very well represented at the annual meeting of the Alberta Chapter of The Wildlife Society in Lethbridge. Joanna played a major role in organizing the conference, bringing in high-profile plenary speakers such as Dan Simberloff, and presenting her hot-off-the computer results on multispecies density modelling to support caribou conservation. And Erin took home […]

WildCo at PEEC

WildCo at PEEC

In February, Erin, Aisha and Joanna (KVB) represented WildCo at the 2018 Pacific Ecology and Evolution Conference (PEEC) in beautiful Bamfield, BC. They made sure terrestrial mammal conservation was getting attention at this venue, with a talk and two posters on caribou conservation and human-carnivore coexistence!

WildCo is growing!

WildCo is growing!

    We had a productive¬†summer, with Erin, Jo, Dacyn and Deandra working hard on collecting, organizing and analyzing wildlife data and literature (Jo has¬†kept all the lab computers running full throttle on her Bayesian SCR models!).   The fall 2017 semester is now ramping up and the excitement and energy of new people, projects, […]

The WildCo Lab has launched!

The Wildlife Coexistence Lab is up and running, as of January 2017. Check back soon for more news …