Category: Videos

Notes from the Field: Morrison Creek Lamprey 0

Notes from the Field: Morrison Creek Lamprey

The Morrison Creek Lamprey, a highly endangered and endemic species, is found only in the Morrison Creek of Vancouver Island BC. Recently the CWHC Executive Director, Craig Stephen accompanied fisheries expert Joy Wade on...

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...

Learning about Leatherbacks 0

Learning about Leatherbacks

“The leatherback turtle is a magnificent creature found in the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans. This ancient species swam with the dinosaurs and travels further, swims faster, and dives deeper than any other reptile...

Documentary about West Nile Virus in Québec 0

Documentary about West Nile Virus in Québec

Recently, Télé-Québec aired a documentary (french) on the occurrence of West Nile Virus in  the province in 2012.  This video features an interview with CCWHC pathologist André Dallaire.  During this segment, he talks about his experience working...

Epidemic disease in Double-crested Cormorants in Saskatchewan 0

Epidemic disease in Double-crested Cormorants in Saskatchewan

An outbreak of a virus infection of the brain and spinal cord (encephalitis and myelitis) occurred in August 2012 at a large colony of Double-crested Cormorants (DCCO) on Doré Lake in the southern boreal...

CCWHC graduate student and associates host the AVC Friends and Family “Living with wildlife workshop” 0

CCWHC graduate student and associates host the AVC Friends and Family “Living with wildlife workshop”

On May 22, 2012 as part of an initiative by the Atlantic Veterinary College’s (AVC) volunteer advocacy group, AVC Friends and Family, to connect with the public of Prince Edward Island by providing community...

Economic effects of White Nose Syndrome 0

Economic effects of White Nose Syndrome

Dr. Ted Leighton explains the potential economic effects of White Nose Syndrome in bats occurring in North American and particularly Canada. The loss of small bats to White Nose Syndrome could cost Canada more...

White Nose Syndrome in Bats 0

White Nose Syndrome in Bats

Dr. Ted Leighton provides an overview of the devastating disease affecting bats in the United States and Canada. WNS spread rapidly from the epicentre in Upper New York State, probably carried by infected bats,...

Great Lakes Botulism Epidemic 0

Great Lakes Botulism Epidemic

Dr. Ted Leighton explains the effects of the deadly Botulism toxin affecting wildlife in the great lakes of Canada. Alien mussel species and the Round Gobie are the root cause of botulism killing birds...