Recent News

Marco Musiani's second book has been released. The book is: "The World of Wolves: New Perspectives on Ecology, Behaviour and Management."

LERG will be attending the Conservation Biology Conference in Edmonton, AB July 3-7, 2010.

 

Welcome!

The Landscape Ecology Research Group, located in the Faculty of Environmental Design at the University of Calgary, is a vibrant team conducting ecological, evolutionary and human dimension research. Our work is as diverse as the landscapes on which it takes place. Themes explored within our group include human-wildlife interactions and spatial and molecular ecology. Our research focuses on important North American species, ranging from the charismatic (the gray wolf, Canis lupis) to threatened (woodland caribou, Rangifer tarandus) to economically important wildlife (elk, Cervus elaphus) and domesticated species (cattle, Bos taurus). We also focus on a variety of different ecosystems, from the protected National Parks of Jasper and Banff to the foothills and ranchlands of Southwest Alberta. The goal of our research group is to apply novel and innovative scientific methodology in order to further our understanding of natural and human impacted landscapes to ultimately aid and guide management policy.