Yes, you can protect habitat and species and be money wise. Read on to see how.
SRC's Project CLEANS team travelled to five uranium mine sites in northern Saskatchewan that had been abandoned in the 50s and 60s to conduct preliminary site investigations as part of large-scale remediation project. Learn about the challenges of visiting these sites and the work being done to clean them up.
Find out how Indigenous communities, government and industry are coming together to take care of fresh water, our most precious natural resource.
Pic: The image is promotional art for a movie called Black Mountain Side (2014), about a group of Canadian archaeologists working in remote Canadian mountains. Obviously things go wrong. You can read my Twitter review of it here As you may (or may not) be aware, the 53rd annual Canadian Archaeological Association conference is coming up and will be here before you know it. The conference, which will be in Edmonton from May 6 –…
by Ashlee-Ann PigfordThis past summer I had the opportunity to attend the 41st R & D Management Conference hosted by École Polytechnique and HEC in Paris, France. The theme of the conference was The Innovation Challenge: Bridging Research, Industry and Society. The conference took place at the beautiful École Polytechnique just outside of ParisConsidering it’s a conference that largely attracts academics from business schools as well as R & D experts working in the private sector,…
Welcome Ferrisaurus sustutensis, the Iron Lizard from the Sustut River! Many thanks to Raven Amos for permission to use her wonderful leptoceratopsid illustration for publicizing this research! But for a long time now, I’ve known this dinosaur as just Buster. Buster and I go way back – in fact, this specimen was in many ways … Continue reading The Iron Lizard
When I first started going to my neighbourhood park, I often saw disturbing human behaviour; some from children as young as three. In the School of Life, where my field-testing on educating others about our waterfowl neighbours initially failed, I am now finding much more success with it.
One of the most important rules for fieldwork is to never enter the field alone. This is partly for safety reasons, but also for your sanity. When you conduct fieldwork in remote places, as I do, it is essential to have a buddy. But when your interview process involves explaining to potential applicants that they have a high likelihood of winding up covered in bird poop most days, it can be a challenge to find…
Will the provincial government act on the recommendations in the new Watershed Watch report for BC?
Restoring and creating wetlands and the habitat that surrounds them is very important in the protection and recovery of at-risk species.