Human Footprint & Natural Habitat

Human disturbance is hypothesized to increase moose and deer abundance, resulting in more predators and increased ‘collateral’ predation on …

Climate Change & Caribou Demography

In light of global climate change, understanding how species respond to climate variability is now fundamental to wildlife conservation …

Wolf Use of Human Disturbances

Long, narrow corridors are created throughout the forest of Western Canada to facilitate transportation and oil and gas exploration and extraction. These …

Ecosystem-monitoring Camera Program

The success of boreal woodland caribou recovery requires the use of multiple conservation approaches. These approaches must address both 

Habitat Restoration Collaborations

The CMU works closely with the Regional Industry Caribou Collaboration (RICC), a group of forestry and energy companies who conducts collaborative …

Population Estimates for Large Mammals

This program will develop recommendations for using camera trapping and spatial capture-recapture methods in future survey and monitoring efforts 

Wildfire, Caribou Use & Seismic Lines

In the past century, many caribou ranges have been threatened by climate change and human disturbance. Specifically, predation and habitat 

Columbia Mountains Caribou Research Project

The CMU has worked closely with the Columbia Mountains Caribou Research Project (CMCRP), playing a scientific advisory role. The CMCRP 

Caribou Habitat Gain & Loss

The CMU is working to evaluate trends in caribou habitat gain and loss across Alberta and British Columbia…