Elizabeth Gow

Elizabeth Gow is a Liber Ero Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Integrative Biology at the University of Guelph, where she studies the impacts of domestic cats on birds and other wildlife. Elizabeth uses trail camera surveys to find out where domestic cats are found and to count cats in British Columbia, Ontario, and Quebec.

Affiliations: Stewardship Centre for British Columbia; Nature Canada; Birds Canada

Species Studied: Domestic Cat; Bird spp.; People

Projects

  • BC cat count

    Domestic cats (Felis catus) are abundant in urban areas and can have adverse impacts on urban wildlife and pose public health risks. A key component of understanding the impacts of cats, and developing humane, socially acceptable, and...