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Wednesday, December 5 • 9:15am - 10:45am
D1. Conservation Planning in BC

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Conservation planning in BC
  • Tim Burkhart – Mapping to conservation: The Wild Harts
  • Ian Curtis – Systematic conservation planning in the Wild Harts
  • Jerrica Mann – Climate change conscious conservation planning
  • Debbie Cichowski, Scott McNay and Diane Culling - The role of protected areas in caribou management in BC


Tim Burkhart

Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative
Working with partners in local communities, conservation organizations, government and First Nations, Y2Y used the Data Basin platform to gather and share conservation maps and data for northeast BC. Through that research, we discovered a particularly important bridge of habitat connectivity... Read More →

Deborah Cichowski

Caribou Ecological Consulting
The role of protected areas in caribou management in British Columbia Description / Abstract:Caribou (Rangifer tarandus) distribution and numbers have decreased in British Columbia (BC) since the early 1900s.  Currently, most of the caribou populations in the southern and northeastern... Read More →

Ian Curtis

The Wild Harts Study Area (WHSA) supports a wide range of ecological diversity and connects a network of protected areas spanning the length of the Rocky Mountain Cordillera. The WHSA occurs within a region of northeastern British Columbia that is poorly represented by protected areas... Read More →

Jerrican Mann

University of Northern British Columbia
Anthropogenically driven climate change is now recognized to be one of the most serious threats to biodiversity and the conservation thereof. Climate reshuffling, disappearance, and the emergence of novel climates forces species to tolerate climate changes, adapt, or migrate to more... Read More →

Wednesday December 5, 2018 9:15am - 10:45am PST
  Concurrent Sessions
  • Moderator Pam Wright
  • AV Assistant Reece Legault