Living in the Natural Environment
For 2018 this event will be taking place on February 2nd at the Cochrane RancheHouse. Tickets include 2 informative presentations, a delicious prime rib dinner, trade show displays and cash bar.
Tickets are $40 each (non-refundable) and can be purchased by calling the MD of Bighorn office at 403-673-3611.
Deadline for tickets sales is January 24th.
Itinerary for February 2, 2018:
4pm - Doors Open, trade show displays are available for viewing
5pm - First Presentation (Wild Bee Diversity in Alberta)
6:30pm - Dinner
8pm - Second Presentation (Sharing the Range: Carnivores and Communities in SW Alberta)
2018 LNE Speakers
2018 LNE Poster
Dr. Roger Epp presented a proposal for using an alternative model of food security.
Lorne Fitch discussed how the ripples that extend outward from a pebble dropped in a stream containing native trout, inevitably find us.
Peter Sherrington used examples of his work on Golden Eagle migrations to address how we can all become more aware of what is happening around us.
Dr. Edward W. Bork presented an overview of what we know about feral horses in Alberta.
Cory Olson presented an overview of the amazing diversity of bats found in the province and throughout the world.
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.
Dr Michael Quinn’s presentation discussed how the process of fragmentation can be detrimental to the flows of ecological processes such as wildlife movement, hydrologic function and nutrient cycling.
Dr. Tony Clevenger described his ongoing surveys occurring over the last 5 years coordinated with provincial and national parks and research institutions in Alberta, B.C. and the U.S.
Lorne Fitch presented on the Beaver and how these natural engineers and dam builders can be aggravating and helpful, costly and beneficial depending on one’s perspective, interest and understanding.
Dr. John Pomeroy discussed the changes in mountain snow and glacial regimes that are rapidly occurring in many parts of the world and how this is already impacting downstream water security.