Member Directory

  • McLellan, Michelle

    Michelle McLellan is an independent researcher with a background in population ecology, population connectivity, habitat selection, and small population dynamics. Michelle partnered with recreation groups to better understand the impacts...
  • Melvin, Greg

    Greg Melvin is currently a wildlife research technician in the laboratory of Evelyn Merrill at the University of Alberta. He is part of a research team studying the transmission and spread of chronic wasting disease in Alberta. The study...
  • Merkens, Markus

    Markus is a Natural Resource Management Specialist with Metro Vancouver Regional Parks and has been using camera traps within regional parks for 7 years. His interests include learning more about which wildlife species occupy parks,...
  • Miller Retzer, Connie

    Connie is an ecosystems biologist for the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resources Operations, and Rural Development based out of Nanaimo, currently using Wildlife Cameras to monitor nesting at Western Painted Turtle restored/created...
  • Mitchell, Matthew

    Matthew is a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability and the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at the University of British Columbia. He uses remote cameras to study animal presence and...
  • Morrison, Carl

    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...
  • Mowat, Garth

    Garth Mowat is the Large Carnivore Specialist for the Province of British Columbia and an Adjunct Professor at UBC in Kelowna. His job involves research on wildlife ecology, particularly population dynamics, of mammals, mostly terrestrial...
  • Muhly, Tyler

    Tyler works in the Forest Analysis and Inventory Branch with the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resources and Rural Development, using data to develop information on wildlife that supports statutory decision makers in evidence-based...
  • Nagy-Reis, Mariana

    Mariana is a Wildlife Habitat Specialist whose ultimate goal is to answer real-world questions and deliver tools tailored to guide conservation plans and science-based management. She currently works with the BC Ministry of Forests, Lands,...
  • Naidoo, Robin

    Robin Naidoo is the Lead Scientist for Wildlife Conservation at WWF-US and an Adjunct Professor in the Institute for Resources, Environment & Sustainability at the University of British Columbia.  He leads a camera trap project in the...
  • Neate, Holly

    Holly is the Administrator for the Sunshine Coast Conservation Association (SCCA), a registered non-profit charity volunteer association that works to protect biodiversity on the Sunshine Coast of BC. In order to achieve their goals, the...
  • O'Brien, Murrough

    From an early age, Murrough's home on Vancouver Island was surrounded by forest. Beginning then, he spent countless hours simply wandering, looking and finding favourite places which sometimes turned out to be from the signs he saw,...
  • Paczkowski, John

    John is a biologist who has concentrated his career on wildlife research and conservation, mainly with large carnivores. John uses wildlife research as a lens to focus decisions on the protection and management of Alberta Parks and...
  • Patterson, Jesse

    Jesse is the Fish and Wildlife Team Lead with the Ecosystem Information Section, Knowledge Management Branch. The Knowledge Management Branch is responsible for managing all Provincial fish and wildlife inventory data (including capture,...
  • Pongrac, Mary Beth

    Mary Beth is interested in being a volunteer "citizen scientist" with WildCAM. She currently has three trail cams in operation in the Sechelt area which, since April 2019, have recorded cougars, black bears, bobcats, Roosevelt elk,...
  • Procko, Michael

    Michael is a M.Sc. student in the Wildlife Coexistence Laboratory at the University of British Columbia - Vancouver. Currently, he is deploying a grid of cameras over the southern regions of Golden Ears Provincial Park, as well as Malcolm...