Tag Archives: landscape connectivity

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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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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New video compilation of animals using the Banff National Park crossing structures.

Check out this new video of animals using the crossing structures in Banff National Park. This video and others will be featured on the Highway Wilding website when in launches later this fall.

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Miistakis collaborator John Weaver featured in the New York Times.

A new report from a conservation group about the wildlands that surround Glacier National Park in Montana and Canada says that unprotected public lands within the “Crown of the Continent” ecosystem should be protected to assure that the wildest ecosystem … Continue reading

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Miistakis partner and WolverineWatch lead researcher Dr Tony Clevenger featured in the Rocky Mountain Outlook.

Wolverine Study Yields Valuable Fur and Facts. “The main study is to learn if the Trans-Canada and other highways are barriers to their movement and gene flow that fragment the population in two,” Clevenger explained. “Such fragmentation would ultimately reduce … Continue reading

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Critters in the Rock Creek Corridor

The Rock Creek Corridor is a block of unique and important wildlife habitat along the east slopes of the Rockies just outside the Crowsnest Pass. It is home to a multitude of species including moose, elk, deer, cougars, grizzly and … Continue reading

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Dr. Tony Clevenger (Miistakis partner) featured in Calgary Herald

Miistakis has partnered with the Western Transportation Institute to develop Wolverine Watch (www.wolverinewatch.org) – an online mapping tool that backcountry enthusiasts in Kootenay, Yoho and Banff National parks can use to report wolverine sightings.  In addition to the citizen science … Continue reading

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Across the Great Divide

Across the great divide by Lisa Rochon From Saturday’s Globe and Mail Published Friday, Jan. 28, 2011 4:30PM EST Last updated Friday, Jan. 28, 2011 4:53PM EST Designers usually design for humans. Designing for the sake of animals – whether … Continue reading

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“Still Motion” now showing at the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour.

Jonathan Schmidt, a Faculty of Environmental Design alumnus, was recently interviewed for Global TV News in Lethbridge regarding his short film “Still Motion” which is currently on tour as part of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour.   Jonathan’s captivating … Continue reading

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