The Importance of Connected Landscapes in Alberta's Eastern Slopes

Dr. Michael Quinn's presentation discussed how the process of fragmentation can be detrimental to the flows of ecological processes such as wildlife movement, hydrologic function and nutrient cycling. Research conducted in the surrounding area was presented to demonstrate the challenges and solutions to maintaining landscape connectivity.

Between Rock & Hard Places: Wolverines in Multi-Use Landscapes of Alberta

Dr. Tony Clevenger described his ongoing surveys occurring over the last 5 years coordinated with provincial and national parks and research institutions in Alberta, B.C. and the U.S. His research provided science-based information on a ‘sentinel' species and will inform ongoing and future land use planning decisions in the Rockies and across the Eastern Slopes of Alberta.

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