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Miistakis is an Emerald Award finalist!

We are pleased to share that Miistakis has been named a finalist for an Emerald Award in the category of community group & nonprofit association. To learn more about the 34 finalists, please click here. ¬†  

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Save the date: Public Participation in Scientific Research Conference

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Speak your mind about Highway Wilding!

Highway Wilding is a documentary for teachers, non-profits, transportation planners, and people like you who are interested in getting wildlife across highways safely. If you haven’t seen the film yet, view it here. Now we want to hear from you. … Continue reading

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The Citizen Science Association: now offering inaugural membership

A new Citizen Science Association is offering free, inaugural membership for practitioners in the broad and growing field of public participation in scientific research.¬†CitizenScienceAssociation.org The Citizen Science Association (CSA) aims to advance a global and cross-disciplinary field of practice. As … Continue reading

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Sustainability meets Sound of Music – Alan AtKisson speaks on Mar 6

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Start your creative engines: name our new citizen science app!

We are creating a new app for a citizen science program with an aim to collect information about how many animals are currently being hit by vehicles at key sites along Highway 3. These sites are under consideration for infrastructure … Continue reading

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Eco-insight? There’s an app for that!

We are pleased to be featured in this week’s Face Time with an article on the WildWatch app that Miistakis created in partnership with Cenovus. To learn more about the app and the story behind it, please read the article … Continue reading

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Mount Royal University’s Face Time features Highway Wilding film

Mount Royal University’s Face Time is featuring a story on the Highway Wilding film. The story is timely as we are heading into our final push to promote the film. It features interviews with both film-maker Leanne Allison and Miistakis … Continue reading

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How did the lynx cross the road?

The International Society for Endangered Cats’ blog is featuring the Highway Wilding film today. We are grateful for ISEC Canada’s support in our attempts to boost the number of people who have watched the Highway Wilding film. To date over … Continue reading

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Lisa’s summer at Miistakis…

I am an MRU environmental science student completing my first work experience semester with the Miistakis Institute. With a passion for conservation and a goal to pursue a graduate degree in environment and resource management, Miistakis has been a perfect … Continue reading

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