September 27, 2017

Kyle is an NSERC funded MSc student joining the group to work on questions about the demography and origins of the killer whales that are expanding their range into the Canadian Arctic. He comes to us by way of UNB and is jointly supervised with Steve Ferguson at DFO. 

May 11, 2017

A big welcome to Chloe, Riikka, and Evan who officially started while I was away at Wildlife70. Riikka joins us from Finland and Chloe is a New Jersey native joining by way of Switzerland where she did her Msc and worked with the Frontiers publishing group. Riikka is g...

May 11, 2017

It's conference season and least week Kirsten and I presented at the excellent Wildlife70 conference at Trent University (my alma mater) on the value of long-term ecological and evolutionary research. Led by my PhD advisor Jeff Bowman the group arrived at a consensus s...

April 19, 2017

Caitlin and Kirsten have just completed the first theses to come our research group. And both nailed their defenses! More squirrel fun to come this summer with some new squirrel tracking toys

Caitlin's public talk at the University of Winnipeg...   

and Kirsten here...

April 14, 2017

Infrastructure update... our server is up and running. 512 gigs of RAM, plus, plus plus! Soon to be put to work.

February 28, 2017

Big congrats to Karen Dunmall for her 2017 Liber Ero Fellowship Award. Karen's research will focus on predicting and monitoring aquatic biodiversity shifts in the Arctic, with a focus on using spatial genetics and eDNA to track distributional shifts in aquatic species....

December 9, 2016

New coverage of an aging paper. Hybrid flying squirrels are used as an example of population genetic processes being one of six major ecological processes affected by climate change in a nice article in the the Sydney Morning Herald. Interest in this paper seems to pop...

August 23, 2016

Squirrel Number 300 this season with more to come!

July 28, 2016

Cracked 250 captures this week with lots of help from the abundant and bold squirrels at Kildonan Park. 

This guy skipped the baited traps and went straight to the source!

Many more reds then greys but a good number of both.

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