Like any personal experience the authors view shape the result. While not necessarily bad, this limited view can only serve to provide a one-off experience and hope to guide others who are starting down a similar path. My goal is to provide a short overview and outline regarding how well ARU’s worked for our specific program
An accurate portrayal of a baseline ecosystem is vital to biology and conservation work. It shapes decisions, initiatives, management, and defines a destination when conducting remediation and reclamation work. Baseline information, defined as ecological data collected at the beginning of a study or before disturbance has occurred is critical in any project as it allows for long term monitoring of environmental conditions.
Conservation of wild things and wild places is a function of collaboration and intentional effort. To conceive of what the future holds can lead one to foresee arising issues
What is biodiversity? in terms of ecology, biodiversity is the variety of life that surrounds us or is within a specific community. Biodiversity plays an important role in how we both look at and manage communities and larger ecosystems. Often times the health of a community can be measured by it's biodiversity
A war wages in the vast valleys and basins of the Northwest, Grizzly bears (Ursus arctic horribilis) a name not soon forgotten.
The pronghorn (Antilocapra Americana) is a grassland specialist and the lone surviving member of the family Antilocapridae. This species represents the harsh, unforgiving predator prey dynamic of the open plains
As Wildlife Biologist and hunter my work provides a mean to explore the Canadian wilderness. My profession has given me the ability to become involved with tremendous individuals and organizations. I look forward to continued work and being part of exciting projects that promote scientific progress and conservation initiatives.