Kristen Walker is a faculty member in the Applied Animal Biology Program at the University of British Columbia. Her background as a wildlife welfare scientist includes the development of pain management protocols, studies of behavioural ecology, and projects focused on humane treatment and co-existence with wildlife. Kristen has used camera traps to measure the efficacy of humane deterrent devices for urban coyotes, to monitor urban beaver activity, and to monitor vertebrate species present at UBC Farm.
Affiliations: University of British Columbia
Species Studied: Bird spp.; Common Raccoon; Coyote; Other Rodent spp.; Skunk spp.; American Beaver
Remote camera traps have been deployed in both forested and production areas at UBC Farm to provide data on the vertebrates present. So far 19 cameras have been successfully deployed. Vertebrate biodiversity will be monitored, as well as...