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.
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...
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,...
Body condition monitoring of grizzly bears using remote cameras
Flathead valley, BC
We are collecting photos of grizzly bears so we can estimate body condition using a computer-based measurement method of bear size described by Shirane et al (2020; https://peerj.com/articles/9982/). The placement of cameras is critical...
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...
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...
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...