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.

Mesocarnivore, Wolf, and Bear Population Viability and Connectivity in the Seton River Watershed

Mesocarnivore, Wolf, and Bear Population Viability and Connectivity in the Seton River Watershed

Seton River Watershed

This research is predominantly focused on wildlife, habitat and conservation; targeted species include primarily mesocarnivores (wolverine, lynx, etc.) as well as wolf, grizzly and black bears. We currently have 55 wildlife cameras...

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Oak Bay Urban Deer Project

Oak Bay Urban Deer Project

Oak Bay

The Urban Deer Project uses a combination of camera traps and satellite telemetry to better understand the urban black-tailed deer of Oak Bay for the purposes of informing management. 39 cameras have been deployed throughout the...

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Of Mice and Moose: Impacts of Forest Harvest Practices on Mammal Communities

Of Mice and Moose: Impacts of Forest Harvest Practices on Mammal Communities

Alex Fraser and John Prince Research Forests, Caven Creek Cutblocks

This project focuses on the wildlife that use and frequent a gradient of forest harvesting methods in the Interior of BC. The experimental design involves three replicates of five forest harvesting treatments at three sites: Jaffray...

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Recreational Impacts on the Wildlife of the South Chilcotins

Recreational Impacts on the Wildlife of the South Chilcotins

South Chilcotin Mountains Provincial Park

64 wildlife cameras have been deployed with the South Chilcotin Mountains Provincial Park and adjacent Mining and Tourism Areas (MTAs) to investigate the effects of multiple types of recreation's impacts on the wildlife living within the...

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Southern Interior Mule Deer Project

Southern Interior Mule Deer Project

Southern Interior

With an aim to learn how to best restore mule deer populations in the southern interior, 160 cameras have been deployed in conjunction with the collaring of 150 mule deer does and fawns to gain insight into how landscape change and the...

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Supplemental feeding of Kennedy Siding caribou

Supplemental feeding of Kennedy Siding caribou

Kennedy Siding caribou herd range; central British Columbia Canada

Doug uses camera traps at feeding stations (currently in year 6) to census caribou in the Kennedy Siding Herd in central British Columbia. Photographs allow him to identify each caribou by their unique antler morphology. The process needs...

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Supplemental Feeding of the Kennedy Siding Caribou Project

Supplemental Feeding of the Kennedy Siding Caribou Project

Kennedy Siding Caribou Winter Range

This project is using wildlife cameras to test the effectiveness of supplemental feeding in promoting caribou population increase.

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Sustaining Mesocarnivore Populations and Habitat in Lower Mainland Watersheds

Sustaining Mesocarnivore Populations and Habitat in Lower Mainland Watersheds

Golden Ears Provincial Park and the Stave Watershed

This project will use non-invasive survey techniques to evaluate the distribution, habitat use, and human-caused threats of mesocarnivore populations in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. This information is necessary to help trappers...

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The Algar Wildlife Monitoring Project

The Algar Wildlife Monitoring Project

Algar Region, northeastern Alberta

The Algar Seismic Restoration Pilot Project was an industry-led initiative between 2012 and 2015 that aimed to restore seismic lines in caribou habitat within the Algar herd range (East Side Athabasca River population, northeastern...

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The East Slopes Predators Project

The East Slopes Predators Project

Kananaskis Country

The East Slopes Predators project (2011-2014) examined the response of Mountain Predator communities in the Rockies to landscape development. Over 3 years all species from grizzly bears and wolverines to marten were surveyed using remote...

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The Moraine Mesocarnivore Project

The Moraine Mesocarnivore Project

The Beaver Hills Biosphere

The Moraine Mesocarnivore Project investigated the degree to which the network of protected areas, private woodlots, and developed land within the mixed-use landscape of central Alberta's heartland maintains mammalian diversity, and...

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