Fish Flora & Fauna

Bioindicators: No Backbone Required

Bioindicators: No Backbone Required

Creepy crawlies in your lakes and rivers!!! What can they tell us about water quality? Are they dangerous? How can I learn more? Our Outreach Assistants answer these questions plus more in this blog, all about BMIs - the "backbone" of our aquatic ecosystems!

Weeds in southwest Alberta: new research findings

Weeds in southwest Alberta: new research findings

Dr Sonia Graham from Australia has submitted a guest article about a study in southern Alberta. Ranchers, private companies, government organisations and non-government organisations (NGOs) were interviewed as part of a social research project titled “Collective Weed Management in Canada”. Read more about this weedy subject ...

Linear Features here, there, and everywhere!

Linear Features here, there, and everywhere!

You've asked: "What does it matter how many trails there are? What does it matter if the trail is made by motorized vehicles or, say, horses? What does it matter if an abandoned access road is used as a trail? How can anybody say the backcountry isn't healthy - after all, I just saw a moose back there!" OWC's Rob Taylor answers all ...