Monthly Archive: June 2014

The uses of trail cameras 0

The uses of trail cameras

Trail cameras are an increasingly popular method of gaining information about the presence, population composition, activities, health and interactions of a variety of wildlife species.  As digital photographic technology has become both more sophisticated...

What Does the Bat Say? 0

What Does the Bat Say?

A group of environmentally-aware students from the Inspire Academy in Muncie, Indiana, have put together a very imaginative and entertaining parody video (based on the viral sensation “What does the fox say”). the video...

Babesia odocoilei recently detected in Canada 0

Babesia odocoilei recently detected in Canada

In July of 2012 Babesia odocoilei was determined to be the cause of death of a game ranched elk in central Saskatchewan. Another 10 bull elk on the farm were suspected of having died...

CWHC Announces New Executive Director 1

CWHC Announces New Executive Director

The Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative (CWHC) has selected Dr. Craig Stephen, a wildlife health specialist and a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan (U of S), as its new executive director. Stephen will assume...

Rabies in a Raccoon in New Brunswick 0

Rabies in a Raccoon in New Brunswick

On June 2nd of this year, a raccoon from St. Stephen, New Brunswick, tested positive for the raccoon variant of rabies.  The raccoon rabies variant was last detected in New Brunswick in May 2002,...