The Flood, Land Uses & Landscapes of the Upper Bow River: Causes, Consequences, & Risk Mitigation

Dr. Brad Stelfox discussed the recently completed Phase 3 study of the Upper Bow River Basin and provide a glimpse into the future of land uses that define that basin. The 2013 flood events will be used to highlight the importance of incorporating the best available data for future conversations of land use.

Biology & Conservation of Alberta Bats

Cory Olson presented an overview of the amazing diversity of bats found in the province and throughout the world, and discuss why bats are a critical component of the ecosystem and human economy. The many conservation challenges this group faces was also be discussed.