Meet the Fire Regime Field Crew!

Summer is here, and that means the Landscapes in Motion field crews are beginning the data collection process in Alberta’s southern Rockies. Owen Fitzpatrick, Anna Howard, Alana Gonczar and Ashton Many Grey Horses will be collecting fire scars, tree cores, and vegetation structure data with Cameron Naficy of the Fire Regime Team over the next few months, and they are excited to be part of this project.A successful field research program relies on many different…

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Meet the Oblique Photography Field Crew!

Summer is here, and that means the Landscapes in Motion field crews are hitting the road to begin the data collection process in Alberta’s southern Rockies. Sonia Voicescu and Karson Sudlow will be capturing repeat photographs with Julie Fortin of the Oblique Photography Team and Mountain Legacy Project over the next few months, and they can’t wait to reach that first mountain peak.If you attend the Environmental Studies program at the University of Victoria, the…

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Meet the Oblique Photography Field Crew!

Summer is here, and that means the Landscapes in Motion field crews are hitting the road to begin the data collection process in Alberta’s southern Rockies. Sonia Voicescu and Karson Sudlow will be capturing repeat photographs with Julie Fortin of the Oblique Photography Team and Mountain Legacy Project over the next few months, and they can’t wait to reach that first mountain peak.If you attend the Environmental Studies program at the University of Victoria, the…

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Cameron Naficy receives Mitacs Elevate Grant

By Sonya OdsenCameron was finishing up a report and shifting to some analysis to help inform this summer’s data collection plan when he got the news. His hard work put into the highly competitive application process had paid off—Cameron had been awarded a Mitacs Elevate grant!This grant provides Cameron with a salary, guaranteeing him a third year in his postdoctoral position and freeing up significant resources for other aspects of his team’s work. These resources…

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What’s up with the piles of rocks on mountaintops?

By Julie Fortin[This post also appears on the Mountain Legacy Project website. You can check out the MLP blog here.] As the Oblique Photography team prepares to head out into the field, they are training new field staff how to find the locations where land surveyors once stood to photograph the landscape. Sometimes it’s a bit more complicated (see our last blog post!), but sometimes there is a nice, friendly marker left behind by surveyors of the…

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What’s up with the piles of rocks on mountaintops?

By Julie Fortin[This post also appears on the Mountain Legacy Project website. You can check out the MLP blog here.] As the Oblique Photography team prepares to head out into the field, they are training new field staff how to find the locations where land surveyors once stood to photograph the landscape. Sometimes it’s a bit more complicated (see our last blog post!), but sometimes there is a nice, friendly marker left behind by surveyors of the…

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