Emily is a wildlife biologist for the Government of BC based in Cranbrook, BC. She operates a large camera grid in the southeast corner of the province as part of the Kootenay Remote Camera Wildlife Monitoring Project with the broad objective of monitoring large mammal occupancy over time. One of the other goals of the project is promoting citizen science and engaging local volunteers to help maintain the cameras and foster interest in research and conservation in the Kootenays.
Affiliations: British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Species Studied: Bighorn Sheep; Bobcat; Black Bear; Canada Lynx; Caribou; Cougar; Coyote; Elk; Grey Wolf; Grizzly Bear; Moose; Mountain Goat; Mule Deer; White-Tailed Deer
The Kootenay Region has a great diversity of wildlife including seven ungulate species (mountain goat, bighorn sheep, moose, mule deer, white-tailed deer, caribou and elk) and seven large carnivores (black bear, grizzly bear, wolf, coyote,...