Adam Ford

Adam T. Ford is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology at the University of British Columbia and Canada Research Chair in Restoration Ecology. Adam's work examine the impact of human activity on the interactions among large predators (e.g., wolves, bears, cougars), their prey (e.g., deer, elk) and plants in human-modified landscapes. Adam’s research will use a combination of field experiments, camera traps, GPS tracking, computer models and satellite images to bring together the ecology of individuals, populations and communities.

Affiliations: University of British Columbia; Biodiversity Research Center; Okanagan Institute for Biodiversity, Resilience, and Ecosystem Services

Species Studied: American Beaver; American Marten; Black Bear; Elk; Fisher; Grey Wolf; Coastal Black-Tailed Deer; People; All


  • Human-Wolf Coexistence in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

    125 cameras have been deployed in and around Pacific Rim National Park Reserve to quantify wolf activity in relation to human activity and prey availability. This project will demonstrate how wolves operate in a landscape shared with...