Accepted Presentations and Posters as of March 8, 2016
- Additive and compensatory predation mortality by cougar on elk. David Vales, Muckelshoot Indian Tribe Wildlife Program
- Spatial-temporal variation in wolf predation dynamics in the multi-prey system of Yellowstone National Park.
Matthew Metz, Univeristy of Montana
- Managing wolves to benefit woodland caribou populations in northeast British Columbia: What we know and what we need. Steven F. Wilson, EcoLogic Research
- Multi-scale asynchrony of white shark and US gray seal activity reveals the interaction of predators and prey engaged in food acquisition. Jerry Moxley, Duke University
- Climate induced wolf prey selection in Yellowstone National Park, 1995-2015. Douglas Smith, Yellowstone National Park.
- Evaluating effects of habitat condition, weather and predator density on Shiras moose demography. Brendan A. Oates, University of Wyoming.
- Estimation of wolf population density using spatial capture-recapture: Refining methods for monitoring cryptic species. Gretchen H. Roffler, Alaska Department of Fish and Game.
- Mapping the functional connectivity of predation by large carnivores in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Adam T. Ford, University of Guelph
- Avian management at Vancouver International Airport: Painting a landscape of fear with trained raptors.
Kristine Kirkby, Pacific Northwest Raptors Ltd.
- Future population trends and drivers of change for Alexander Archipelago Wolves on and near Prince Of Wales Island, Alaska. Sophie Gilbert, University of Alberta.
- Compensation and density dependence. Mark Boyce, University of Alberta
- From theory to management: Really? Robert Serrouya, University of Alberta
- Predation in multi-prey/multi-predator systems. Norman Owen-Smith, University of the Witwatersrand
- Fear of predators as an ecosystem service. Liana Zanette, University of Western Ontario.
- Behaviourally-mediated interactions of landscape pattern shape predator-prey dynamics in highly altered landscapes. Craig DeMars, University of Alberta.
- Moose refugia from predation by wolves near mines in the Athabasca oil sands.
Eric Neilson, University of Alberta
- Can a Low Carrying Capacity and a Highly Stochastic Environment Induce a Predator Pit in Elk Populations? Jon Horne, Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game
- How apparent competition and predator responses led to the decline of Arctic ground squirrels in the boreal forests of the southwest Yukon. Jeffery Werner, University of British Columbia
- What can the inverse relationship between sex ratios and calf:cow ratios, tell us about compensatory responses to hunting, in moose populations exposed to wolf predation? Doug Heard, retired, BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
- A review of population-based management of Southern mountain caribou in BC. Stan Boutin, University of Alberta.
Management and Policy Presentations (Presentations on the morning of April 7th)
- Managing elk in a world with complex predator-prey (and social!) dynamics: A case study from the Kootenays. Tara Szkorupa, BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
- Silviculture approaches to restoring a predator-prey system: examples from Boreal Alberta. Michael Cody, MSc., RPF, Cenovus Energy Inc
- A Bayesian approach to understanding the functional components of a multi-predator/prey system and its response to habitat restoration. R. Scott McNay, Wildlife Infometrics Inc.
- Determining factors affecting moose population change in British Columbia: an update. Shelley Marshall, BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
- Perspectives from a guide outfitter on predator-prey management in British Columbia.
Brian Glaicar, Monashee Guide Outfitting
- Predators: Who bears the costs, who bears the benefits, and how we measure it. Jesse Zeman. BC Wildlife Federation
- The policy basis for wolf management to enable endangered species conservation in Alberta. Dave Hervieux, Government of Alberta
- Trophic Interactions are mediated by the availability of water in temperate grassland ecosystems. William L. Harrower, University of British Columbia
- Patch selection and its influence on predator abundance and classification.
Krystal Rancourt, Lakehead University
- Wildlife and human use of a utility right-of-way. Mike Boyd, AMEC Foster Wheeler
- Towards stable caribou populations in Alberta: Considering resource selection by wolves, grizzly bears, and caribou to prioritize restoration of legacy seismic lines.
Karine Pigeon, fRI Research Caribou Program
- Bison, boreal caribou and moose: Apparent competition? A challenging research opportunity. Terry Armstrong, NWT Environment and Natural Resources Department.
- Risk-effects of a human-altered landscape: Nutritional tradeoffs in behavior of mule deer. Samantha Dwinnell, University of Wyoming.
- The impact of climate change on predator-prey systems and risk of extinction. Jessa Marley, University of British Columbia Okanagan
- Assessing relative abundance and resource selection function for predicting predation risk in a multi-species predator community. Eric Spilker, University of Alberta
- Preliminary results of an ongoing cougar predation study in western Washington. Mike McDaniel, Muckleshoot Indian Tribe Wildlife Program.
- Kootenay Mule Deer Monitoring Project – Year 1 Progress Update. Patrick Stent, BC Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
- Effect of linear feature abundance and vegetation structure on wolf selection and movement. Melanie Dickie, Regional Industry Caribou Collaboration
- Experimentally reducing predator-mediated apparent competition: Theory and conservation. Robert Serrouya, University of Alberta