Laura Finnegan

Laura leads the Caribou Program at fRI Research, Hinton, Alberta. The Caribou Program team works with partners across sectors to carry out applied research on caribou recovery and conservation.

Affiliations: fRI Research

Species Studied: Black Bear; Canada Lynx; Caribou; Cougar; Coyote; Elk; Grey Wolf; Grizzly Bear; Moose; Mule Deer; White-Tailed Deer

Projects

  • Caribou conservation through better cutblock design

    Declines of woodland caribou are linked to human-caused landscape changes that convert mature forests to early seral stands. Early seral stands provide abundant forage that support high populations of primary prey (e.g., deer, moose, and...