Monthly Archive: March 2014

Factors Affecting Moose Survival in BC 0

Factors Affecting Moose Survival in BC

A provincial framework for moose management in British Columbia (BC) is being developed, partially in response to declining moose numbers in certain areas of central BC. Landscape change from mountain pine beetle (MPB) and...

Ringed Seal Workshop in Iqaluit an important first step 3

Ringed Seal Workshop in Iqaluit an important first step

A workshop on ringed seals was held in Iqaluit, Nunavut, in early March, the first time such a workshop was organized.  Ringed seals are undoubtedly the most important marine mammals hunted for subsistence in...

Scientists Complete Global Inventory of Flu Strains in Birds 0

Scientists Complete Global Inventory of Flu Strains in Birds

A group of international scientists have completed the first global inventory of flu strains in birds by reviewing more than 50 published studies and genetic data, providing new insight into the drivers of viral diversity...

Rabies in two big brown bats in Saskatchewan 4

Rabies in two big brown bats in Saskatchewan

The Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative (CWHC), Western and Northern Region, recently had two interesting big brown bat submissions. One bat had been submitted to a rehabilitation facility in October 2013 after being found on...