March 22, 2021
Does it pay to drain wetlands?
“… believing something, doesn’t make it true.”
Shari Clare, Fiera Biological’s President and Senior Biologist had heard the refrain many times from farmers across Alberta: “we drain wetlands because it makes financial sense”.Read more
January 27, 2021
Giving a hoot about owls begins with knowing that the Alberta Wildlife Act protects active raptor nests from any disturbance by people!
Free OWL QUIZ when you finish reading this blog!
January marks the beginning of owl nesting season
Many species of raptor (Owls, Hawks, Eagles, Falcons etc) begin their mating and nesting seasons earlier than most Albertans might think.Read more
November 16, 2020
Remote Sensing and GIS as tools for environmental management
What is Remote Sensing and GIS?
- Remote sensing is the science of obtaining information about an object or area that you are not physically in contact with. It often describes interpreting and analyzing aerial or satellite-based images, but can also refer to wildlife camera traps, acoustic recorders, weather balloons, and telescopes.