Ecosystem Biologist in the Campbell River Natural Resource District. Currently piloting the use of remote cameras for monitoring presence and seasonal activity rates of elk and deer (and predators) in designated Ungulate Winter Ranges (UWR) in the West Coast Region. Interested in the use of remote cameras for habitat effectiveness monitoring, landscape-scale species occupancy, and monitoring environmental conditions such as snow accumulation and persistence.
Affiliations: British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resources Operations, and Rural Development
Species Studied: Elk; Coastal Black-Tailed Deer
Cameras have been deployed in designated elk winter range within the Greenstone Elk Population Unit to better understand usage. These cameras have been deployed in conjunction with GPS radio collars deployed on adult cow elk within the...