Wildlife Restoration Ecology [WiRE] Lab University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus Syilx Territory
Expectation of students and staff
Expectations of collaborators and partners
A wild dog rests in the shade.
A herd of impala moves cautiously through risky cover. Watch your back!
Impala moving over the grasslands at Mpala.
Impala navigate a landscape of fear.
A glade, derived from a former cattle corral, provides a hotspot of safety for impala. Took this pic whole looking for an impala collar - found it under 18" of river mud.
The dawn of the thorn - loss of large carnivores will make savanna tree communities thornier.
Mark and Jono from Frontier helicopters sling an impala during a capture session at Mpala Research Center.
Laikipia is a human-occupied landscape, where people, their livestock, and wildlife vie for shared resources.
A lilac -breasted roller sits atop a whistling thorn Acacia - my favorite bird in Kenya.
A suzuki maruti after a momma elephant decided it was too close to her calf. Fortunately, the driver walked away not physically injured.
The meticulous handiwork of the Smithsonian Institute, finding and cataloging new species - every day.
I love the smell of ungulate capture in the morning...smells like...'data'
2011 was tough year in Meru National Park - here, a buffalo succumbs to exhaustion in the drying and muddy water hole.
The large carnivores of Meru didnt mind that the prey base suffered - made catching easy, if not ---yawn --- kinda boring for them.
Wherever you go, and whatever you decide to do, always camera trap it.
Focal observations of impala to calibrate a tri-axial accelerometer built into a GPS-collar.
Everyone likes a vigilance hotspot, even mega-browsers.
An impala kill-site; suspected predator was a cheetah based on claw marks in the mud.
Tracking buffalo in Sabuk Conservancy
A bright future!!! Students from Daraja Academy track impala during the inaugural Mpala-Daraja Days.
What better way to learn than hands on. Here, I learn!
Moto - our rescued bush duiker.
A nice breakfast below the summit of Mt Kenya with Prof. Goheen.
"Hello, I am about to chew your camera."
A diverse assemblage of mammalian herbivores at Ol Pejeta Conservancy.
Wildlife exclusion fences along the Trans-Canada Highway are occasionally used by large carnivores to corral prey. However, the fence does not increase the rate of predation.
A fine day to hang up a beaver (wolverine bait) at Amiskwi Lodge in BC.
No one said it was easy....here I am falling behind two gents whose combined age is 5x greater than my own.
Tony Clevenger hauls water back to base camp. Even with that weight behind him, I could barely keep up with this mountain man!
Lonely days - Canis latrans traverses a frozen lake .
Elk tracks radiate from a marshy island in Vermillion Lakes, Banff, AB.
Wolverine Overpass, Banff AB
Tiger lily - Kananaskis Country, AB.
The other side of the tracks. Learning how to mitigate railways to enhance wildlife safety is a great learning frontier for wildlife conservation in Canada's national parks.
Got frag? Linear disturbance in Alberta's boreal forest.
Wood bison near Wood Buffalo National Park, woodn't you?
Create your own unique website with customizable templates.