Climate Change and the Implications for Southern Alberta

Dr. Dave Sauchyn discussed the variability of the weather in southern Alberta, floods, droughts, hail, and extreme temperature changes. He presented on how the impacts can be managed by adapting policy, practices and structures, but only if the rates of human caused climate change are kept within reasonable limits.

Counting Grizzly Bears in Alberta - Too Much or Not Enough

Gord Stenhouse with the Foothills Research Institute presented on techniques that were being used to determine current population levels and what the survey results meant in the context of human use of grizzly bear habitat.