Canadian Wildlife

Can You Tell the Turtle by its Eggshell?

Posted on Nov 9, 2018

Author by Siow Yan Jennifer ANGOH, Lauren A. HOOTON, and Christina DAVY CWBM 7 (2): 90-95 Correspondence: Christina Davy, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, Wildlife Research and Monitoring Section, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, K9J 7B8, Canada. Email: christina.davy@ontario.ca Abstract Species at risk in Canada receive different levels of habitat protection depending on their status under the federal Species at Risk Act (e.g., Endangered or Threatened, vs. Special Concern). Accurate detection of species presence can facilitate appropriate habitat protection. For...

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Both Reintroduction and Recolonization Likely Contributed to the Re-establishment of a Fisher Population in East-central Alberta

Posted on Nov 9, 2018

Author by Gilbert PROULX, Keith B. AUBRY, Adam L. BRANDT, Jessica R. BRANDT, Benjamin N. SACKS, Jun J. SATO, and Thomas L. SERFASS CWBM 7 (2): 96-100 Correspondence: Gilbert Proulx, Alpha Wildlife Research & Management Ltd., 229 Lilac Terrace, Sherwood Park, Alberta, T8H 1W3, Canada. Email: gproulx@alphawildlife.ca Abstract Recently, Stewart et al. (2017) investigated the origins of contemporary fisher populations in the Cooking Lake Moraine (CLM) of east-central Alberta, Canada, where fishers (Pekania pennanti) from Ontario and Manitoba, Canada were reintroduced in the early 1990s. To...

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North American Model of Wildlife Conservation: Empowerment and Exclusivity Hinder Advances in Advances in Wildlife Conservation

Posted on Nov 9, 2018

Author by Thomas L. SERFASS, Robert P. BROOKS, and Jeremy T. BRUSKOTTER CWBM 7 (2):101-118 Correspondence: Thomas L. Serfass, Department of Biology and Natural Resources, Frostburg State University, Frostburg, Maryland, 21532 USA. Email: tserfass@frostburg.edu Abstract We argue that the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation (NAM) as currently promoted is an overly narrow construct, used both to explain how North American wildlife conservation developed historically, and as a prescriptive framework for applying a hunting-focused form of wildlife conservation. We argue both constructs...

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Another Alpha Wildlife Publication coming soon: Intolerable Cruelty – the truth behind killing neck snares and strychnine

Posted on Nov 8, 2018

Author by Gilbert PROULX CWBM 7 (2): 119 Correspondence: Alpha Wildlife Research & Management Ltd., 229 Lilac Terrace, Sherwood Park, Alberta, T8H 1W3, Canada. Email: gproulx@alphawildlife.ca Another-Alpha-Wildlife-publication-coming-soon   View Full-Text    Download...

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Successful Predator Conservation Must Rely on Scientific Evidence, Effective Management Approaches, and Professionalism

Posted on May 2, 2018

Author by Gilbert PROULX CWBM 7 (1): 1–2. Correspondence: Alpha Wildlife Research & Management Ltd., 229 Lilac Terrace, Sherwood Park, Alberta, T8H 1W3, Canada. Email: gproulx@alphawildlife.ca 1-Proulx-Editorial-Vol-71   View Full-Text    Download...

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A Meta-analysis of Animal Survival Following Translocation: Comparisons Between Conflict and Conservation Efforts

Posted on May 2, 2018

Author by Blake STUPARYK, Collin J. HORN, Sofia KARABATSOS, and Josue ARTEAGA TORRES CWBM 7 (1): 3–17 Correspondence: Collin J. Horn, University of Alberta, Department of Biological Sciences, 11455 Saskatchewan Drive, CW 405, Biological Sciences Building, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2E9, Canada. Email: chorn@ualberta.ca Abstract Wildlife management balances conservation goals with meeting societal objectives. It incorporates scientific disciplines such as ecology, animal behaviour, geography, and sociology to determine management practices and make policy recommendations. Two major areas of...

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