Grizzlies in the Kootenays
|Bookable Type(s)||In Class (approx 1 hr) Half Day Field Study Full Day Field Study|
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About the Program
A look at modern DNA census techniques of wildlife study, and what recent studies have found out about grizzly populations in the region. Includes several hands-on activities to teach about genetic isolation, habitat fragmentation, and other population biology concepts.
About the Community Educator
Dave Quinn is a wildlife biologist, a BC-certified teacher and a certified wilderness guide who has lead expeditions in the Kootenays, the Canadian Arctic and West Coast, as well as overseas. Dave's work as a photographer and writer has been published in several adventure tourism magazines and scientific publications. As a wildlife technician, Dave has worked on the Purcell Mountain Caribou Study, the Rocky Mountain Lynx Project, the Columbia Valley Badger Project, the Swift Fox Census, and the East Kootenay Fisher Project.
"Dave clearly has a lot of personal knowledge and experience in this field. Students felt comfortable around him and were eager to ask him questions about his job and experiences." - Laura Kroeker