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Wildlife Contaminants Workshop 2015

October 15, 2015

2015 marks our 8th year of holding the Wildlife Contaminants Workshop (previously the Wildlife Dissection Workshop as funded by the Nasivvik Centre, née the Seabird Dissection Workshop under the Canada’s seabird International Polar Year project, and the 9th class Environmental Technology Program to take part (due to doing both the first year and second year […]

Leading themed discussions on Twitter

October 8, 2015

In August 2015 I was part of a group of seabirders that led themed discussions on Twitter as part of the lead up to the 2nd World Seabird Conference in Cape Town, South Africa. When I tell most people that I led a discussion on Twitter, even those colleagues that are in their late 20’s […]

Iqaluit, 2013, marine bird dissection workshop at the Nunavut Arctic College

November 16, 2013

In addition to getting to do science in amazing places like East Bay, I also have the privilege to work with the students at the Nunavut Arctic College in Iqaluit each year. The program was started in 2007 as a way to teach the college students about marine bird research in northern Canada, and provide […]

Training, 2012, firearms

May 14, 2012

Training week in Ottawa also means that we get to have our annual visit to the local firing range.  This year we were a group of 9 from several different field teams that will be heading north in the coming weeks. Since most of us have handled firearms before we start with a brief refresher […]