Bulkley Valley Research Centre - Science in the Public Interest

Wildlife

Effects on wildlife due to industry, recreation and other human impacts are of interest to BVRC researchers. Past projects include research into seabirds, habitat loss and the mountain pine beetle. Projects and reports related specifically to Caribou are listed separately.

* denotes an active project. ⌘ denotes a multi-year/continuing project

Project # Project Title Project Lead Funding Agency
2016-04⌘ Grizzly Bear Population Don Morgan, Bulkley Valley Research Centre and BC Ministry of Environment, Smithers, BC Ministry of Environment
2012-21 Cumulative Effects Assessment and Valued Components Workshops Don Morgan, Bulkley Valley Research Centre and BC Ministry of Environment, Smithers, BC Ministry of Forests, Lands & Natural Resource Operations
2008-07 Year 2 - Effects of Habitat Composition on the Fitness of a Mature Forest Indicator; Do Thresholds Exist? Todd Mahon, Wildfor Consultants Ltd., Edmonton Forest Investment Account - Forest Science Program
2007-15 Year 2 - Landscape Strategies for MPB management:  Some Stewardship Implications Doug Steventon, Wildlife Habitat Ecologist, Ministry of Forests and Range, Smithers Forest Investment Account - Forest Science Program
2007-04 Year 1 - Effects of Habitat Composition on the Fitness of a Mature Forest Indicator; Do Thresholds Exist? Todd Mahon, Wildfor Consultants Ltd., Edmonton Forest Investment Account - Forest Science Program
2007-03 Wildlife Status and Trends in the Northern Nations Alliance Area Allan Edie, A. Edie and Associates, Smithers ILMB, Service Agreement
2006-19 Using SELES to Examine Some Stewardship Implications of the MPB Outbreak Doug Steventon, Wildlife Habitat Ecologist, Ministry of Forests and Range, Smithers Ministry of Forests and Range, Transfer Agreement
2006-15 Year 1 - Landscape Strategies for MPB management:  Some Stewardship Implications Doug Steventon, Wildlife Habitat Ecologist, Ministry of Forests and Range, Smithers Forest Investment Account - Forest Science Program
2006-13 Habitat Supply Survey Don Morgan, Habitat Research Supply Network, Smithers Ministry of Forests and Range, Contribution Agreement
2006-12 Grizzly Bear Habitat Supply Extension Activities Don Morgan, Habitat Research Supply Network, Smithers Ministry of Forests and Range, Transfer Agreement
2006-05 Adult Survival of Leach’s Storm Petrels Nesting in Distinct Oceanographic Domains of BC Anne Harfenist, Seabird Biologist, Smithers Private Funding - Anne Harfenist
2005-06 Year 2 - Implications of Landscape Composition and Pattern in Managed Sub-boreal Forests Doug Steventon, Wildlife Habitat Ecologist, Ministry of Forests and Range, Smithers Forest Investment Account - Forest Science Program
2005-03 Programming Changes to SELES for Assessing Some of the Mountain Pine Beetle Scenarios on Selected Wildlife Species Doug Steventon, Wildlife Habitat Ecologist, Ministry of Forests and Range, Smithers Ministry of Forests and Range, Transfer Agreement
2004-06 Year 1 - Implications of Landscape Composition and Pattern in Managed Sub-Boreal Forests Doug Steventon, Wildlife Habitat Ecologist, Ministry of Forests and Range, Smithers Forest Investment Account - Forest Science Program