Supporting caribou by monitoring deer in the North Columbia
Eleven white-tailed deer and three mule deer in the Columbia Mountains have been outfitted with GPS collars as part of a multi-year project with Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute. The data collected will shed light on why populations are declining, which is critical to effective management and recovery actions. This project also saw a white-tailed fawn and three mule deer fawns equipped with expandable VHF (very high frequency) collars—thanks to Revelstoke’s Caribou Rearing in the Wild for donating those collars!
Supporting Northern Leopard Frog recovery Twenty-four northern leopard frog egg masses were found in the Creston Valley in the last field season, one of the highest observed counts since monitoring started there in 2000. The […]
Cattail control at Reflection Lake benefits marsh birds Restoration work at Reflection Lake near Golden has improved breeding habitat for marsh birds, including the sora, Virginia rail, pied-billed grebe, wood duck, hooded merganser, and the […]