In the Media
Research by Megan Edgar was highlighted in the news (CTV News)
Megan Edgar’s research published in BioInvasions Records and highlighted in multiple media outposts (CBC, CBC Radio, Folio, Nature Alberta)
Dr. Poesch involved in $24 million federally funded biodiversity and Indigenous health project
Research by Chloe Christenson highlighted in the news!
Research on Prussian Carp eradication highlighted in media (Magazine: Ontario Nature)
Research in the lab was highlighted in “This self cloning crayfish is scuttling into rivers and streams throughout Alberta (News: CBC)”
UofA rises in ranks! UofA ranked 8th in the world in Environmental Research, 4th in Canada overall!
Dr. Poesch adds his voice to world scientist’s warning of a climate emergency (News: Toronto Star)
CBC interviews Dr. Poesch about new article on offsetting in freshwater ecosystems (CBC News; CBC Radio)
Prussian Carp research in southern Alberta (Magazine: New Trail)
Fish DNA in lake sediment can help determine native species, study shows (Magazine: Folio)
Brazil Trip with tracking change (Blog posts from Dr. Mark Poesch)
Researchers tracking Prussian carp activity (Magazine: Prairie Post)
Measuring Prussian Carp with a cup of water (Magazine: Renew)
How to deal with this self-cloning invasive carp (Magazine: Cottage Life)
Attack of the clones: Sperm-stealing Prussian Carp threaten to overwhelm Alberta waterways (CBC News, CBC Radio)
Invasive Prussian Carp damaging Alberta Rivers (UofA website)
Research on climate change impacts to freshwater fishes highlighted in recent magazine (Renew Magazine)
Fish Friendly: Applying science to preserve native fish populations in the oilsands region (Magazine)
Lakes created ‘from scratch’ try to replace fish habitat in Alberta’s oilsands region (Edmonton Journal)
Oil companies create lakes ‘from scratch’ to try to replace destroyed fish habitat in northern Alberta (National Post)
Alberta researchers find stranded hunter lost deep in B.C. wilderness (CTV)
Alberta researchers stumble across stranded hunter in B.C. wilderness (CBC)
‘Citizen Science’ pushes research projects forward (Globe and Mail Magazine)
Dr. Poesch article on the “Worst Disaster Nobody Has Heard Of” in regards to the Obed Mine Spill (Magazine: Alberta Outdoorsman)
Coal slurry cut 20-meter swath (Edmonton Journal)
Citizen Science on Angler Research (Edmonton Sun)
Research in the Fisheries and Aquatic Conservation Lab highlighted in Renew Magazine
Citizen’s asked for their advice on local fisheries issues (CBC News, video)
Citizen Science: Fish expert looks to hook anglers (Edmonton Journal)
UAlberta ecologist luring citizen scientists into fish research (Magazine: Folio)
Citizen Science: Angler Research (Global TV, video)
Dr. Mark Poesch Redside Dace research (Roger’s News, video)
Congratulations to Macs MacLeod and Megan Edgar on successfully defending their MSc theses!
Three new articles on habitat banking and offsetting accepted! Check them out!
Congratulations to Jacquie Pallard on successfully defending her MSc!
Congratulations to Karling Roberts on successfully defending her PhD!
New article on niche overlap of Athabasca Rainbow Trout from tailings spill available now!
Congratulations to Karling Roberts and Taylor Lund for their paper which was “Highly Commended” for the FSBI Huntingford Medal!
Congratulations to Chloe Christenson and Jacqueline Pallard for winning Women in STEM Research awards!
New article on habitat banking by Sebastian Theis available now!
Congratulations to Victoria van Mierlo for winning a Faculty of ALES Thesis Award!
New research on mercury, selenium and arsenic concentrations in Canadian freshwater fish now Online!
Congratulations to Sebastian Theis for winning the Marten K Paetz Memorial Award in Fisheries Management
Welcome Sergio, Tiana, Conor and Hudson!
Two new papers on aquatic invasive species accepted and In Press!
Research by Kaegan Finn highlighted by Alberta Wildlife Society Chapter
Congratulations to Kyle Hamilton passing his MSc defense!
Congratulations to Morag McPherson for passing her MSc defense!
Fisheries and Aquatic Conservation Lab lead a workshop on offsetting strategies in the oil sands region
Paper “Reintroduction of fishes in Canada: a review of research progress for SARA-listed species. Environmental Reviews” named as Editor’s Choice!
Dr. Poesch wins Stevenson Award and gives plenary address at the Canadian Conference for Fisheries Research
Congratulations to Caitlyn Donadt for passing her MSc defense!
Dr. Mark Poesch attends SAR NET meeting
Angela Ten wins NSERC USRA for undergraduate research
Taylor Lund wins 2nd place for best poster at Alberta Chapter of the Wildlife Society meeting
The Fisheries and Aquatic Conservation Lab attend the Canadian Section of The Wildlife Society meeting in Canmore AB
Dr. Poesch gives presentation on impacts of Prussian Carp to freshwater fishes at the Alberta Invasive Species Council meeting in LaCombe, AB.
Congratulations to Karling Roberts, Sebastian Theis and Morag McPherson for their awards at Northern Research Day.
Congratulations to Sebastian Theis for winning Best Poster at the Bentley Lecture Series poster session.
The Fisheries and Aquatic Conservation Lab attends the Canadian Science Advisory Meeting on Offsetting in Ottawa
Join the Fisheries and Aquatic Conservation Lab for a synchronized viewing of Blue Planet 2
Congratulations to Michael Terry and Caitlyn Donadt for winning “Profiling Alberta Graduate Students” Travel Award
The Fisheries and Aquatic Conservation Lab attends the Canadian Freshwater Species at Risk Research Network Workshop in Burlington, Ontario
Dr. Poesch attends Canadian Science Advisory Meeting on Allowable Harm for Species at Risk
Congratulations to Karling Roberts for winning the Bill Shostak Wildlife Award
Congratulations to Cait Donadt for winning the Marten K Paetz Memorial Award in Fisheries Management
Congratulations to Cait Donadt and Michael Terry on QE II scholarships
Ph.D. student Sebastian Theis wins best poster at international conference
Welcome to new MSc student Taylor MacLeod
Congratulations to Alli Banting for successfully defending her M.Sc. thesis
Undergraduate student Jesse Shirton wins NSERC undergraduate award
Welcome to the Tracking Change Youth Knowledge Fair
The Fisheries and Aquatic Conservation Lab joins the Canadian Freshwater Species at Risk Research Network
Congratulations to Nate Medinski for successfully defending his M.Sc. thesis
Undergraduate student Jamie Card wins best poster at FRUCA
Dr. Poesch gives plenary talk and participates on expert panel on invasive species
The Fisheries and Aquatic Conservation Lab helps host the Canadian Conference for Fisheries Research (CCFFR)
Two students win Northern Research Awards
Undergraduate student Jamie Card wins NSERC undergraduate award
MSc student Michael Terry wins Alberta Conservation Association Biodiversity Grant
MSc student Caitlyn Donadt wins NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Award
The Fisheries and Aquatic Conservation Lab wins big at Northern Research Day
Dr. Poesch gives plenary at Canadian Conference for Fisheries Research (CCFFR) in Montreal
Ph.D. candidate Karling Roberts wins NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Award
MSc student Tyana Rudolfsen wins QEII scholarship
Alberta Conservation Association funds alpine fisheries research
MSc student Morag McPherson wins Best Poster at Forest Industry Lecture
MSc student Nathan Medinski wins Best Poster at Forest Industry Lecture
MSc student Marie Veillard wins Best Poster at Forest Industry Lecture
Dr. Poesch and Dr. Boyce write “Research needs for fisheries and wildlife in Alberta” report
Alberta Conservation Association funds research on Western Silvery Minnow