Category Archives: Conservation

Exploring Ontario’s Provincial Parks & Protected Areas: Duncan Escarpment PNR

Duncan Escarpment Provincial Nature Area (aka Duncan Crevice Caves Provincial Nature Area) can sometimes be a bit tricky to locate.  It is near the Kolapore Uplands Resource Management Area so people sometimes mistake the latter for the former – even though there is a proper sign for Duncan Escarpment PNA (though the signage I have [...]
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2015 CASIOPA Conference on Healthy Parks, Healthy People (HPHP) – Summary

Summary of the 2015 CASIOPA Conference on Healthy Parks, Healthy People On Wednesday May 6 & Thursday May 7 2015, the first organized HPHP conference was held at the University of Waterloo Federation Hall Conference Centre (the final agenda is here: 2015-casiopa-healthy-parks-and-healthy-people-agenda-28-4-15). Healthy Parks, Healthy People” is a research agenda but most importantly it is [...]
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2015 CASIOPA AGM on Managing for Ecological Connectivity – Summary

The 2015 CASIOPA Annual General Meeting was held on Wednesday April 8 and Thursday April 9 at The University of Waterloo Summit Centre for the Environment at Huntsville ON Our theme was Managing for Ecological Connectivity (download the final program in pdf: 2015-CASIOPA-AGM-97) We were pleased to have our special guests leading us on day [...]
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2014 CASIOPA AGM on Effective Environmental Monitoring

We held the 2014 CASIOPA Annual General Meeting April 10-11 at the University of Waterloo Summit Centre for the Environment at Huntsville. With an attendance of 104 people (total) over the 2 days, it was one of the larger meetings yet.  The theme was “Effective Environmental Monitoring”. casiopa environmental monitoring conference ap 10-11 final Nigel [...]
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2013 CASIOPA AGM on Putting Conservation Science into Practice

Wednesday April 17, 2013 & Thursday April 18, 2013 saw over 100 people join us at the wonderful University of Waterloo Summit Centre for the Environment at Huntsville for the Annual General Meeting of CASIOPA.  We combined this with an excellent workshop as well! The theme was “Putting Conservation Science into Practice”. Chris Lemieux (of [...]
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2011 Plenary & Workshop on Blue+Green Resilience and Innovation

As a extra-special event, Dec 7 2011 saw us host three of the biggest names and brightest people in the domain of socio-ecological resilience. This event was co-sponsored by CASIOPA and the University of Waterloo’s Water Institute, Centre for Ecosystem Resilience & Adaptation, & the Department of Environment & Resource Studies. WI Workshop Circular 4 [...]
Also posted in Announcements, Disturbance, Ecological Integrity, Ecosystems Research, Land Use, Research & Analysis, Workshops |

2010 CASIOPA Workshop on Habitat Suitability Modelling

2010 CASIOPA Workshop: Habitat Suitability Modelling University of Waterloo & Via WebEx. February 18, 2010. The report is here: 2010 hsm report Habitat Suitability Modelling includes a wide-ranging suite of computational spatially implicit or explicit approaches designed for conservation.  In this Workshop, participants received an overview of the potential and pitfalls of modelling habitat for [...]
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2004 PRFO Proceedings | Planning Northern Parks and Protected Areas

Proceedings of the Parks Research Forum of Ontario (PRFO) Annual Meeting | Lakehead University, May 4-6, 2004
Also posted in Assessment, Climate Change, Disturbance, Monitoring, Northern Parks, Planning, Proceedings of the Parks Research Forum of Ontario (PRFO) Annual General Meetings, Publications, Recreation and Human Dimension, Social and Economic Benefits |
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