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Tuesday, December 4 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
A2. Management Challenges

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Complex protected areas management challenges from species to climate change
  • Marcus Atkins - Western Rattlesnakes more than just a walk in the Park
  • Amanda Weber-Roy and Robyn Hooper - Invasive species management in North Columbia BC Parks
  • Roger Wheate - Visualising the glaciers of Monkman Provincial Park
  • Lori Homstol and Steven Hodgson- Managing people and bears on the Atnarko River, Tweedsmuir Provincial Park, BC (Research Snapper)


Marcus Atkins

Thompson Rivers University
Periodic assessments on the status of wildlife populations rely on the best available science, however, long-term datasets that utilize historical, comparative data are limited. Additionally, the ways that various land management regimes, including parks and protected areas, impact... Read More →

Lori Homstol

BC Parks
BC Parks and the Nuxalk First Nation are collaboratively starting a research project with a graduate student investigating the impacts of bear viewing on bears using the Atnarko River in Tweedsmuir Provincial Park. The Bella Coola valley has become increasingly popular as a bear viewing... Read More →

Amanda Weber-Roy

BC Parks
BC Parks and Columbia Shuswap Invasive Species Society have been working together for the last two years on invasive plant management in four parks in the North Columbia. The work has included invasive plant inventories, community weed pulls, boat launch and trailhead signage/outreach... Read More →

Roger Wheate

Monkman Provincial Park is one of many gems in the BC Parks system, but it is remote for many travellers, located on the continental divide northeast from Prince George. Most of the park overlaps with the Tumbler Ridge UNESCO Global Geopark, established in 2015 (the only one in western... Read More →

Tuesday December 4, 2018 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
5-123 (Gathering Place)
  Concurrent Sessions
  • Moderator Lori Homstol