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Tuesday, December 4 • 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Poster Session

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Field Restoration in Eskers Provincial Park
Red Hills Fire History and Changing Restoration Goals
Conserving Large Landscapes: Realizing the Potential of Pro-active Planning
Mapping the Human Footprint in the Peace River Break
Wilderness Perceptions Experience of Visitors to the Muskwa-Kechika Management Area, BC
Minimum dynamic reserves: maximizing resilience of boreal protected areas to large fires
Web-based tool for evaluating ecological benchmarks at the ecoregion-level in the northwest boreal region of North America
Habitat Restoration Planning for the Vancouver Island Ringlet (Coenonympha tullia insulana) at Rithet’s Bog, Saanich B.C.
Restoring the Coastal Sands Ecosystem at Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park After Seawall Removal
BC Parks Foundation
Urban Deer Density Estimation, Habitat Selection, and Population Management Description


Speakers
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Pam Wright (Poster)

Field Restoration in Eskers Provincial Park: Eskers Provincial Park is located 30 minutes NW of Prince George in a glacially sculpted landscape representing 1/3 of the Stuart River Eskers Complex with long sinuous eskers and numerous small kettle lakes. Over the last two decades the... Read More →
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Andrew Day

BC Parks Foundation
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Karen Dietrich

MSc. NRES Graduate Student, UNBC
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Marc Edwards

BEACONs Project, University of Alberta and Yukon College
Protected areas (PAs) in boreal regions should be resilient to regional disturbance regimes to avoid complete loss of habitat in the case of large disturbance events. Fire is an important disturbance in northern BC, and the BEACONs Project has used historical fire data to estimate... Read More →
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Adrian de Groot

Drosera Ecological Consulting
The Red Hills of Uncha Mountain Red Hills Provincial Park were identified in planning documents as having an issue of aspen trees encroaching on at-risk grasslands and scrub/steppe ecosystems due to a lack of fire. The fire history of a adjacent old Douglas-fir stand was investigated... Read More →
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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 →
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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 →
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Erica McClaren

BC Parks
Restoring the Coastal Sands Ecosystem at Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park After Seawall Removal At the BCPARF conference in Victoria in 2016, we presented on the seawall removal portion of the shoreline restoration project at Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park. This year, we will share... Read More →
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Odinn Steinsson

UNBC
The Muskwa-Kechika Management Area (MK) in northeastern BC is about 6.4 million hectares and is known for its largely unroaded nature, cultural, ecological and geographical diversity. Many research conducted in this field have focused on the study of wilderness perception. This research... Read More →
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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 →
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Sonia Voicescu

University of Victoria
Rithet’s Bog Conservation Area is an urban park rich in ecological diversity that has undergone considerable change within the last century. It is the last remaining peat bog within the Saanich Peninsula, and hosts an array of rare wildlife and plant species. One of those species... Read More →


Tuesday December 4, 2018 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Admin Atrium