Wolves and Coyotes in Ontario: Population Status and Recent Research

Brent Carrying W80 out of woods after drugging.

Wolves and Coyotes in Ontario: Population Status and Recent Research
Thursday, January 9, 2020
7:00pm - All Ages
Bayshore Community Centre (map)
1900 3rd Ave E
Owen Sound, ON
Other Info
New location for Indoor Meeting of OSFN at 7PM next Thursday January 9, 2020. It is the Bayshore Community Centre, Owen Sound at 1900 Third Avenue East, in the Bay Room.

Dr. Brent Patterson will update and discuss the status and ecology of wolves and coyotes across the province since he was last here on October 11, 2012 and provide an overview of ongoing and recent research on wolves and coyotes in Ontario.

Topics will include life history, abundance, feeding habits, livestock depredation, and will also include advice on how to avoid conflict with coyotes.

Speaker information -

Brent Patterson | Research Scientist – wolves and deer | Adjunct Professor, Trent University, Environmental and Life Sciences Graduate Program | Wildlife Research & Monitoring Section | Ministry of Natural Resources & Forestry| Trent University, DNA Building

Brief Bio: Brent Patterson joined the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources as a research scientist in 2001 and has been an adjunct professor at Trent University since that time as well. His research focuses on the population dynamics of wolves, coyotes and their prey in temperate and boreal regions. He has published extensively on wolves, coyotes, caribou and moose in Ontario and beyond. Prior to joining the MNRF Brent worked as a biologist for the Government of Nunavut in the central Canadian Arctic where his research focused on caribou, muskox and wolverine. Whether it be for work or for pleasure he enjoys spending as much time as possible in the back country of Algonquin Park.

Brent and small eastern wolf during collaring, summer 2015.

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