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Wednesday, December 5 • 9:15am - 10:45am
D3. New Approaches and Tools

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New approaches and tools from TEM maping, to wetland layers to ecological benchmark approaches
  • Sharilynn Wardrop - Terrestrial Ecosystem Mapping (TEM) in Naikoon Park: Working together across park boundaries
  • Kim Lisgo - Protected areas as ecological benchmarks
  • Leanna Warman and Nina Morrell- Developing a riparian and wetland layer to aid in conservation evaluation (Research Snapper)
  • Pierre Vernier - Web-based tool for evaluating ecological benchmarks at the ecoregion-level in the northwest boreal region of North America (Snapper)


Kim Lisgo

BEACONs Project, University of Alberta and Yukon College
The Northwest Boreal Landscape Conservation Cooperative (NWB LCC) envisions a dynamic landscape that maintains functioning, resilient boreal ecosystems and associated cultural resources. To support this vision, the NWB LCC partnered with the BEACONs Project to implement a new approach... Read More →

Pierre Vernier

BEACONs Project, University of Alberta and Yukon College
Ecological benchmarks provide anchors for landscape conservation by establishing the foundation for a robust and resilient protected areas network, and reference conditions for identifying sustainable land management practices. Benchmarks support implementation of active adaptive... Read More →

Leanna Warman

The Nature Trust of British Columbia
Since 1971, The Nature Trust of British Columbia (NTBC) has dedicated effort to securing and managing ecologically significant land in BC. NTBC is continually made aware of potential properties that could be acquired for conservation. Having the ability to assess the relative ecological... Read More →

Wednesday December 5, 2018 9:15am - 10:45am PST
  Concurrent Sessions
  • Moderator Sharilynn Wardrop