Posts Tagged: wildlife consulting

On Top – Canada Lynx (Lynx canadensis)

February 1, 2024

Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis) are specially adapted to walk on top of snow with their big, splaying, fur-covered feet that function as snowshoes. The advantage of these specialized feet in catching their preferred prey, the snowshoe hare (Lepus americanus), is debatable due to the snowshoe hare’s own similar adaptation for floating on the snow.

The White Walker – Mountain Goat (Oreamnos americanus)

January 1, 2024

Mountain goats are “white walkers” even when winter isn’t coming. They keep their white coats all year round. At Fiera Biological we study a population of mountain goats in west central Alberta and for part of that study, we are using remote cameras to better understand how predators (and their typical “not mountain goats” prey) use the habitat surrounding the cliff habitat that the goats are using.

2021 Year in Review Fiera Biological Consulting

2021 Year in Review

December 23, 2021

This year we have plenty of high points to celebrate, but we also have had a few low points that stand out, so we thought we’d change things up little and share a few of each in this 2021

Something to Squeal About

December 6, 2021

Invasive species of all types upset the balance of the ecosystem they inhabit, and feral pigs are no exception. Not only do these animals…

UAV, Riley, Draganflyer X4P, UAV Geomatics, Ecological Geomatics, Riparian Assessments with Drone, Wetland Assessments with Drone, ecology, Drone, processing

Geomatic Applications in Ecology

June 23, 2017

Using Drones and Remote Sensing Techniques to make Habitat Management Decisions! These days it seems everyone and their…

Wetland inventory, wetland condition, remote sensing, UAV, Drone, Satellite imagery, landscape planning, conservation planning, municipal policy, municipal planning, wetland conservation, wetland management, land management, stewardship

Wetland Inventory and Loss Assessment

December 12, 2016

Wetlands are important. You don’t have to take our word for it, lots of other folks agree. Environment Canada,…

Habitat connectivity, city of Calgary, Urban Parks, Fiera Biological Consulting, consultant, consult.

Connecting Habitats in Urban Landscapes

October 15, 2016

Habitat Connectivity A lot of planning goes in to designing a North American City. Area Structure Plans that…

Gone Batty! Detecting Bats in Alberta

July 17, 2016

At Fiera Biological, we know a lot about nature and wildlife. A lot of what we know we…