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Know Your Wetlands: Swamps!

Know Your WetlandS: Swamps

You’ve heard them before – lakes, ponds, marsh, slough, swamp, muskeg, bog, and the list goes on. These words all describe wetlands. But do you know the difference? Can we use these words interchangeably?

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Nesting Owls and Land Clearing in Alberta

Giving a hoot about owls begins with knowing that the Alberta Wildlife Act protects active raptor nests from any disturbance by people!

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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.

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Fiera Top Five 2020

Fiera Top Five Highlights of 2020

Fiera Top Five Highlights 2020

To say that 2020 has been a strange and challenging year is of course an understatement, but for us at Fiera, it hasn’t been all bad.

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Remote Sensing and GIS as tools for environmental management

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.
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