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AMA profiles Highway 3 Transportation Corridor Project

The Miistakis Institute would like thank AMA for their recent article in Westworld Magazine profiling our efforts along Highway 3 to reduce wildlife vehicle collisions and ensure connectivity across this busy transportation corridor. The Highway 3 Transportation Corridor project is … Continue reading

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Highway 3: Improving Wildlife and Human Safety

Thanks to Doug Dirks on CBC Radio for interviewing Justin Thompson on the importance of making Highway 3 safer for people and wildlife. Listen to Justin’s interview with Doug Dirks

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Drum roll please…

We are pleased to share the inaugural project update for our partnership project with the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area (ASCCA), Calgary Science School and Cows and Fish.  To read our project update, please click here. For a fascinating … Continue reading

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Spring is here look out for wildlife on highways

Check out his recent article in the Calgary Herald, where Liam Crotty, from the AMA mentions the high wildlife vehicle collision rate on Highway 3 in SW Alberta.  This is great use of Road Watch in the Pass data and … Continue reading

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Global TV Calgary features wolverine research

Dr. Tony Clevenger was featured on Global TV Calgary this morning.  Watch the following clip to learn about the wolverine research and to get a sense as to what is involved in a day’s field work http://www.globaltvcalgary.com/video/wolverine+study/video.html?v=2189683452#top+stories If you like … Continue reading

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A local resident talks about Road Watch in the Pass

Check out this recent CBC interview. David talks about Road Watch in the Pass. Naturalist David McIntyre is calling for a highway overpass for wildlife at a dangerous section of road in southern Alberta. McIntyre, a long-time resident on the … Continue reading

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Exciting happening at wolverine overpass…

November 16 was a momentous day for the Highway Wilding project.  Dr. Tony Clevenger and his intrepid team of researchers documented the inaugural use of a wildlife overpass in Banff National Park by a wolverine!  And, here is the proof:

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A hearty thank you for your support and assistance last winter…

As winter approaches once again, we wish to take pause and thank the folks who contributed their support and assistance to the wolverine research project last winter. Although we are not recruiting volunteers for this winter, we encourage you to … Continue reading

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Thank you for voting for Cowboys and Carnivores

We at Miistakis and Drywood Yarrow Conservation Partnership would like to thank you for voting for Cowboys and Carnivore on the Shell Fueling Change website. Unfortunately we did not win the 100,000, but not for a lack of effort from … Continue reading

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Highway Wilding has its own YouTube channel

Highway Wilding is a collaborative research & monitoring project between Parks Canada, the Western Transportation Institute (WTI), Miistakis Institute, Wilburforce Foundation and Woodcock Foundation with a focus of getting wildlife safely “across the road” in Banff National Park and beyond. … Continue reading

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