Program leader Dr. Lee Foote outlines the Alberta Conservation Association's Grants in Biodiversity program.
As ACA grant recipients, PhD candidate Mark Hebblewhite studies the impact of salvage logging on elk migration and Masters student Layla Neufeld photographs animals using seismic lines as "woodland highways"
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ITEM:1TITLE: Dr.Lee Foote, Associate Professor, Renewable Resources, University of Alberta and Program Leader, ACA Grants in Biodiversity Program
SUBJECT: #150 ACA Grants in Biodiversity Program
SYNOPSIS: Every time you buy a hunting or fishing Licence in Alberta, a significant portion of that Money goes to the Alberta Conservation Association. And the ACA in turns uses the money to fund research on conservation Issues. The ACA Grants in Biodiversity fund supports students who are studying plants and wildlife as part of their masters and PhD programs. Their findings on elk, wolves, birds, and grasslands, just to name just a few, are changing the way we manage for conservation values in this province.
ITEM:2TITLE: Mark Hebblewhite, PhD Candidate, Biological Sciences and Renewable Resources, University of Alberta
SUBJECT: #150 ACA Grants in Biodiversity: Yaha Tinda Elk
ITEM:3TITLE: Layla Neufeld, Masters Student, Renewable Resources, University of Alberta
SUBJECT: #150 ACA Grants in Biodiversity: Wolves, Caribou and Seismic Lines