Workshops & Training

IER offers training to professionals, public consultation for agencies & First Nation groups and promotes environmental education in schools.


  • Workshops include:
    • Data-driven demographic models for ungulate populations
    • Methods for estimation of trend for carnivore populations
    • Mark-recapture estimation using DNA data
  • Expert witness support
  •  Outreach and Education
  • Environmental Education for school groups
    • Water science topics
    • Grohman Narrows Wetland Ecology

Selected Events:

  • Workshop on data-driven population models for caribou populations at the Arctic Ungulate Conference in Yellowknife NWT. 2011.
  • Selkirk College talk to Fish & Recreation students on Stream Ecology & Biomonitoring.  2011.
  • DNA sampling method workshops at International and Canadian conferences in Italy, Alberta, Montana and northern communities in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut on brown bear, grizzly bear, caribou and wolverine management. Ongoing.
  • Collaboration with the government of Northwest Territories at workshops for Inuit communities to communicate causes of the decline of the Bathurst caribou herd.  Ongoing. 
  • Support and Expert Witness to the government on Northwest Territories at the Wekʼèezhìi Renewable Resources Board Bathurst Caribou hearings in March of 2010.
  • First Nations co-management workshops in 2008 and 2009 given to Inuit groups as well as providing opportunity for input of Traditional Knowledge to analyses.  Bathurst Caribou News Article