As cougars recolonize eastern north america, can they save human lives and dollars?

How can drones help us better detect and study wildlife?

Current areas of research

A sitka black-tailed deer fawn after radio collaring

How will deer populations respond as climate and habitat change at unprecedented rates in the far north? Learn more about our study of Sitka black-tailed deer in Southeast Alaska.

Could cougars recolonize the east coast?

Could recolonizing cougars save lives and dollars by eating overabundant white-tailed deer? Learn more about our study valuing the ecosystem service provided by cougars.

An Aeron Scout, a small UAV used for wildlife research

Can drones transform the way we study wildlife? We are developing new tools for wildlife researchers to find and count large mammals using infrared cameras mounted on unmanned aerial vehicles.

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International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB), August 6-15, Montpelier, France