Author Archives: Tracy

ESRD investing in wildlife corridors in the Crowsnest Pass.

An article in the Crowsnest Pass Herald highlights recent land purchases by ESRD along Highway 3, at Rock Creek, to protect wildlife habitat and biodiversity. Besides representing important wildlife habitat the land purchase is also relevant to efforts by Miistakis … Continue reading

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Beef Survey Deadline Extended

The Alberta Beef Producers, working with the Miistakis Institute are conducting a survey about the costs of wildlife to beef operations in Alberta. The survey will be active from February 5 to March 31, 2014. It can be accessed at … Continue reading

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Collision Count in the Crowsnest Free Press

Rob Schaufele, local coordinator of Collision Count recently met with the the Crowsnest Free Press to chat about this new citizen science program.¬† Thanks to both Woodcock and Wilberforce for their continued support.¬† Creating a safer highway for people and … Continue reading

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Are you a beef producer? We need your help!

The Alberta Beef Producers, working with the Miistakis Institute are conducting a survey about the costs of wildlife to beef operations in Alberta. The survey will be active from February 5 to March 5, 2014. It can be accessed at … Continue reading

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Developing a new citizen science project in the Pass

Tracy (Miistakis), Rob (Road Watch in the Pass) and Tony (Highway Wilding) were down in the Crowsnest Pass last week working through methods for a new citizen science project aimed at monitoring road kill data at key mitigation sites identified … Continue reading

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Wahoo!! Rob and Loretta are Emerald Award Finalists

Congratulations to Rob and Loretta Schaufele of Road Watch in the Pass, who are finalists in the community group category of the 22nd Annual Emerald Awards. Winners are announced June 6th. http://emeraldfoundation.ca/emerald-awards/2013-finalists

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We made the front page!

Great story in the Lethbridge Herald by Katie May on Highway 3 transportation mitigation for wildlife – Curbing highway carnage?

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Helping Animals Cross the Road!

Check out this great story on Highway 3 by Carla Beynon at CBC Calgary¬† “Alberta considers underpass to protect wildlife in the Crowsnest Pass.” Thanks from all of us at the Highway 3 partnership, Miistakis Institute, Western Transportation Institute and … Continue reading

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New Peace Parks Book Just Released!

Parks, Peace and Partnership: Global Initiatives in Transboundary Conservation edited by Dr. Michael Quinn has just been released. Here’s what it’s all about: Today, over 3,000 protected areas around the world contribute to the protection of biodiversity, peaceful relations between … Continue reading

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Highway 3 in the News

Two recent articles in the Crowsnest Promoter and The Western Producer highlight efforts to improve wildlife and human safety along Highway 3. The articles detail results from the Highway 3 Transportation Corridor Science and Mitigation Assessment project, which outlines mitigation … Continue reading

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