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.

Fisher Artificial Reproductive Den Box Project

Fisher Artificial Reproductive Den Box Project

Cariboo-Chilcotin

55 artificial den boxes were designed, constructed, installed, and monitored for fisher use in the Central Interior of BC. Monitoring included hair-snagging and video monitoring. Fishers used a small proportion of the structures for...

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Golden Ears/Malcolm Knapp Research Forest Integrated Monitoring

Golden Ears/Malcolm Knapp Research Forest Integrated Monitoring

Golden Ears Provincial Park and Malcolm Knapp Research Forest

A grid of 54 cameras has been deployed within Golden Ears Provincial Park and the adjacent Malcolm Knapp Research Forest within the Metro Vancouver Regional District to produce an inventory of current species residing in the area, as well...

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Grizzly Bear Habitat Selection for Buffalo Berry as a Food Resource

Grizzly Bear Habitat Selection for Buffalo Berry as a Food Resource

East Kootenay

18 cameras have been deployed on 9 permanent buffalo berry plots. These buffalo berry plots are used to better identify the trends in health and population dynamics of grizzly bears, by monitoring annual buffalo berry fruit production. At...

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Human-Carnivore Coexistence on Southern Vancouver Island

Human-Carnivore Coexistence on Southern Vancouver Island

Sooke

55 cameras have been deployed along an urban to wild gradient in order to calculate relative abundance along the gradient and to investigate potential correlation with human attractants and how many conflicts each area experiences. This...

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Human-Wildlife Use of Roads and Trails in Southwest Alberta

Human-Wildlife Use of Roads and Trails in Southwest Alberta

Southwest Alberta

43 camera traps were deployed on roads and trails in southwest Alberta to record the occurrence of eleven large mammal species, including humans and domestic cattle. Detections were used to investigate whether high human use of roads and...

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Kootenay Remote Camera Monitoring Project

Kootenay Remote Camera Monitoring Project

Management Units 4-01, 4-02, 4-06, 4-07, 4-22, 4-23

The Kootenay Region has a great diversity of wildlife including seven ungulate species (mountain goat, bighorn sheep, moose, mule deer, white-tailed deer, caribou and elk) and seven large carnivores (black bear, grizzly bear, wolf, coyote,...

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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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Monitoring Southwestern Alberta's Birds and Mammals

Monitoring Southwestern Alberta's Birds and Mammals

southwestern Alberta

This program is designed to collect data on mammal and bird species by using wildlife cameras and autonomous recording units (ARUs). The plan is to deploy these cameras and ARUs in two separate landscape areas within the Crownest Pass...

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Monitoring Vertebrate Biodiversity Through Use of Camera Traps

Monitoring Vertebrate Biodiversity Through Use of Camera Traps

University of British Columbia (UBC) Farm

Remote camera traps have been deployed in both forested and production areas at UBC Farm to provide data on the vertebrates present. So far 19 cameras have been successfully deployed. Vertebrate biodiversity will be monitored, as well as...

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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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