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Standardized Wildlife Monitoring: A major step forward in harmonization of data collection methods!

For the past several years, the Ecological Monitoring Committee for the Lower Athabasca (EMCLA) has been exploring methods for improving the way we monitor species. One of the EMCLA’s projects has focused on the use of automated recording units (ARU’s) to monitor elusive, vocalizing species such as owls, amphibians, and the Yellow Rail. ARU’s have [...]

2011 Data Now Available

Earlier this month, the ABMI was able to release the 2011 data. The 2011 season contributed data from 134 terrestrial sites, 140 wetland sites, and 95 winter tracking sites to the ABMI’s database. This impressive addition includes information on over 1600 species—half of these species are vascular plants.  2011 sites were found across much of the [...]