Developing and evaluating bat mitigation strategies
About 200 bats in a Stave Lake colony have been successfully inoculated against white-nose syndrome—a disease causing mass die-offs in bat populations—through an innovative project by the Wildlife Conservation Society Canada with funding from the FWCP. Bat roosts were sprinkled with a probiotic-laden clay powder that then transferred to the bats’ wings, offering them protection.
Coastal Region Board Members (September 2019) are responsible for guiding the FWCP’s work. Their work is supported by fish and wildlife technical committees. From left: Larry Casper, Jack Minard, Todd Manning, Adam Silverstein, Scott Barrett, […]
Studying summer Chinook in the Puntledge River Watershed Tissue sampling for this study began in 2013. In total, 2,889 samples were successfully genotyped. There was no significant effect (p > 0.05) of parental return time […]