Map of projects

Wildlife-Park Visitor Interaction in South BC Coast Parks

Compiled here is a list of current and past projects with wildlife cameras in western Canada undertaken by our membership. You can click on any of the projects to learn more about them, or explore the map. You can also access our searchable database here,  where you can sort or search for projects by target species, affiliation, region, etc.

Adopt-a-Camera Citizen Science Project

Adopt-a-Camera Citizen Science Project

Alberta

The main objective of this project is to create a citizen-based camera program to monitor under-sampled habitats from ABMI’s core grid while simultaneously engaging citizens. The project will aim to produce scientifically sound data...

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Alberta Ecosystem Health Monitoring Program

Alberta Ecosystem Health Monitoring Program

Alberta

On sites across the province, ABMI deploys sets of four cameras to monitor the occurrence of meso and macro fauna.

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Alberta Oil Sands Region Focal Area Program

Alberta Oil Sands Region Focal Area Program

Alberta Oil Sands Region

To better understand the direct impact of various oil sands industry activities on mammals and birds, the ABMI designed a monitoring program focussed on the in-situ region of the Oil Sands Region (OSR). Broadly speaking, the design...

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BC cat count

BC cat count

City of Vancouver

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...

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BC Parks Citizen Science Wildlife Monitoring Program

BC Parks Citizen Science Wildlife Monitoring Program

Southeast Fraser Valley

For the past five years, BC Parks has been working with partners in the Skagit Valley and other close protected areas to study wildlife utilizing an emerging tool: wildlife cameras.Through the Citizen Science Wildlife Monitoring project,...

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Box Lake (near Nakusp) Western Painted Turtle Basking Habitat Enhancement

Box Lake (near Nakusp) Western Painted Turtle Basking Habitat Enhancement

Box Lake, Nakusp BC

The main purpose of the habitat enhancement was to provide key basking and thermoregulation structures for the Western Painted Turtle population in Box Lake. This project involved installing anchored cedar logs, separated from the lake...

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Caribou conservation through better cutblock design

Caribou conservation through better cutblock design

West-central Alberta

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...

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Cathedral Provincial Park Mammal Monitoring

Cathedral Provincial Park Mammal Monitoring

Cathedral Provincial Park

A grid of roughly 50 cameras is being deployed within Cathedral Provincial Park in the Okanagan-Similkameen to produce a species inventory, investigate recreation impacts on wildlife, and provide information on a population of mountain...

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Collaborative Wildlife Monitoring in NW Alberta Caribou Ranges

Collaborative Wildlife Monitoring in NW Alberta Caribou Ranges

Chinchaga and Caribou Mountains

The goal of this project is to estimate ungulate, predator, and bird density in two NW Alberta caribou ranges: Chinchaga and Caribou Mountains. Ungulate and predator densities will be estimated by deploying three grids of 25 cameras across...

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Ecosystem Monitoring Camera Program

Ecosystem Monitoring Camera Program

Cold Lake, East Side Athabasca, West Side Athabasca, Saskatchewan

The Ecosystem Monitoring Camera Program’s goals are two-fold. The first goal will be to monitor multi-species responses to caribou management actions over time using a remote camera program. The program specifically monitors changes in...

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Elk Valley Grizzly Bear Project

Elk Valley Grizzly Bear Project

The Elk Valley

20 wildlife cameras have been deployed and are being used in conjunction with hair snags and GPS collars to investigate rates and mechanisms of grizzly bear mortality and reproduction across a human-influence gradient.

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