Contributors To Conflict And Coexistence With Urban Coyotes

By Steph Weizenbach / 31 January 2022

Recorded Presentation
Host: Nature Alberta

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Deadly Highway: Road and Rail Fatalities are Decimating Jasper Park’s Wildlife

By Steph Weizenbach / 28 January 2022


Protected from hunting year-round, Jasper’s elk have lost their fear of humans, and tend to concentrate along highways and in the townsite. There are two main reasons for this: they are attracted by grassy clearings, and there are fewer wolves here than in the backcountry. However, the elk’s anti-predator strategy of staying near human habituation increases the risk of colliding with vehicles and trains.

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Beaver - T. LePrieur

Beaver Monitor Volunteer

By Nature Kids / 19 January 2022

Help the Friends of Elk Island Society monitor beaver occupancy!

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Board of Directors

By Nature Kids / 18 January 2022

Volunteer Opportunity
Alberta Native Plant Council

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Two adult coyotes.

Reducing Human-Coyote Conflict Volunteers

By Nature Kids / 18 January 2022

The Edmonton Urban Coyote Project at the University of Alberta is looking for volunteers to test an approach that could reduce human-coyote conflicts.

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Edmonton Urban Coyote Project Volunteers

By Nature Kids / 18 January 2022

The St. Clair Lab/Urban Coyote Project is seeking motivated volunteers to remotely classify public reports of Edmonton urban coyote encounters and sightings.

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Plight of the Bumble Bee

By Steph Weizenbach / 21 July 2021


There is a good chance you have heard the slogan “save the bees” somewhere, perhaps on social media or on a flyer at the local coffee shop. But to clarify, which bees does this sentiment refer to? Which bees need saving? Read about the plight of the bumble bee, who cares, what is being done and, most importantly, what you can do to save the bees.

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Swift Fox by Gordon Court

The Swift Fox: A Canadian Conservation Success Story

By Steph Weizenbach / 22 April 2021


The swift fox reintroduction program successfully brought the fastest member of the wild dog family’s population from Extirpated to Endangered, and finally to Threatened. Although it began with an illegal publicity stunt by a game farm, structured efforts soon followed. Habitat conservation continues to be a key issue for swift fox populations.

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Concerns Regarding a Proposed Irrigation Expansion Project in Southern Alberta

By Rick Schneider / 31 March 2021

A large-scale project to expand irrigation infrastructure in the South Saskatchewan River Basin has been announced by the government. Environmental groups have raised concerns about the impacts of this project.

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Coal at What Cost? Alberta’s Endangered Whitebark Pine Under Threat From Benga’s Proposed Coal Mine

By Rick Schneider / 6 February 2021

Kelsey Fleming reviews the implications of the Benga coal mine on Alberta’s endangered whitebark pine.

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