SK PCAP Native Prairie Speaker Series

2017-18 Speaker Series Upcoming Presentations

September 27, 2017
Greater sage-grouse recovery efforts in Montana
Presented by Heather Nenninger, Sage Grouse Initiative
Free webinar at noon. More information to come.

October 18, 2017
Updates to the Prairie Mitigation Guide
Presented by Peter Joyce, SK Ministry of Environment
Free webinar at noon. More information to come.

2017-2018 Native Prairie Speaker Series Past Presentations

Engaging Communities in Nocturnal Conservation: Why Nocturnal Preserves are needed in Canada
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Presentation took place on August 22, 2017

The Nature Conservancy of Canada: Prioritizing Conservation in Saskatchewan
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Presentation took place on July 24, 2017
 

It's all the little things

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Presentation took place on June 22, 2017

Piping Plover Critical Habitat at Last Mountain Lake National Wildlife Area

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Presentation took place on June 20, 2017

Butcher Birds and the Stewards of Saskatchewan
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Presentation took place on June 14, 2017

Master Naturalist Program

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Presentation took place on May 3, 2017

Counting Birds Counts for Conservation
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Presentation took place on April 26, 2017
Citizen Science links from April 26, 2017 webinar

2016-2017 Native Prairie Speaker Series Past Presentations

Landscape to local: a multi-scale evaluation of voluntary efforts to reduce fragmentation and enhance management of rangelands for sage-grouse.
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Presentation took place on March 29, 2017

Valuing Ecosystem Services Provided by Native Prairie
Presented by Sue Michalsky, Ranchers Stewardship Alliance Inc.
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Presentation took place on March 24, 2017

Evaluating Non-Intrusive Methods for Monitoring Greater Sage-grouse Unoccupied Leks in Saskatchewan
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Presentation took place on March 1, 2017 in Mankota, SK
Greater Sage Grouse Presentation Information

HABISask - Hunting, Angling and Biodiversity Information of Saskatchewan
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Presentation took place on February 27, 2016
HABISask Presentation Abstract

Effect of Human Development on Burrowing Owl Habitat
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Presentation took place on February 16, 2017
Burrowing Owl Presentation Information

Current SK Ministry of Environment land cover and habitat monitoring initiatives
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Presentation took place January 23, 2017.
Landcover Presentation Abstract

International Piping Plover Survey
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Presentation took place December 14, 2016

Science-based program for the recovery of Greater sage-grouse in Grasslands National Park
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Presentation took place November 30, 2016

Chasing Tigers: Population Assessment of the Imperiled Gibson's Big Sand Tiger Beetle in the Elbow Sand Hills
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Presentation took place November 29, 2016

Multiple Species Management: Cattle Grazing and Songbird Abundance
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Presentation took place October 26, 2016

Sprague's Pipits - Status and Habitat Requirements
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Presentation was recorded October 3, 2016

Habitat Management Strategies for Species at Risk
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Presentation was recorded September 21, 2016.

Developing Management Targets for Grassland Songbirds - Phil Rose, MSc
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Presentation was recorded August 10, 2016

SWF Game Management Plan
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Presentation was recorded August 4, 2016
Game Management Plan White Paper

Species at Risk Farm Program
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Presentation was recorded July 6, 2016

Dark Sky Preserves
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Presentation was recorded June 16, 2016

Canadian Burrowing Owls: Going, Going, Go...
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Presentation was recorded May 12, 2016

How to Grow Native Plants in Saskatchewan
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Presentation was recorded on April 20, 2016

2015-16 Native Prairie Speaker Series Past Presentations

Stewards of Saskatchewan: Habitat Conservation for Species at Risk
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Presentation was recorded on March 21, 2016

The Art and Science of Engaging and Interacting with Landowners in Rural Situations
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Presentation was recorded on February 9, 2016

Reducing Fence-Related Wildlife Collisions
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Presentation was recorded January 18, 2016, 12:00pm
Wildlife and Fence Factsheet

Grazing Response Index
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Presentation was recorded December 9, 2015, 12:00pm
Grazing Response Index Fact Sheet

iMap Invasives
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Presentation was recorded November 18, 2015, 12:00pm

Greater Sage-Grouse Translocation
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Presentation was recorded October 27, 2015, 12:00pm

Wild Bees as Crop Pollinators: a Case-Study in Haskap
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Presentation was recorded on September 30, 2015, 12:00pm
Importance of Pollination Factsheet
How Can You Help to Conserve Bees? Factsheet

Most previous Technical Speaker Series presentations as well as upcoming presentations are archived under playlists on the PCAP YouTube channel, which is accessible at: https://www.youtube.com/user/skpcap For specific presentations, click on the links below:

2014-15 Speaker Series Presentations

March 5, 2015 Speaker Series
BMP's on Native Rangeland: the Benefits of Cross-Fencing - VIDEO
Coy Schellenberg, Perrin Ranching 1990 Ltd.

February 24, 2015 Speaker Series
Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation Efforts in the US and the Sage Grouse Initiative - VIDEO
Kelsey Molloy, NRCS, Malta, Montana, USA

January 21, 2015 Speaker Series
The effects of oil development on grassland songbirds VIDEO
Jason Unruh, University of Regina

December 11, 2014 WEBINAR
Black-footed Ferret and Prairie Dog Ecology at the Grasslands National Park
Tara Stephens, Calgary Zoo
VIDEO currently unavailable pending peer review period.

November 19, 2014
The Saskatchewan Conservation Data Centre - Rankings, Research & Rare Plants VIDEO
Sarah Vinge-Mazer, SK CDC

October 20, 2014
Land use and soil biological quality in the Canadian prairie VIDEO
Dr. Chantal Hamel, AAFC-SPARC

Sharing the Prairie: A Multi-Use Landscape VIDEO
Barry Adams, Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development

Previous 2013-14 Season Presentations

Sage Grouse Monitoring Methods
Beatriz Prieto-Diaz, Saskatchewan Ministry of the Environment

Federal Community Pasture Transition (PFRA) Update
Brant Kirychuk, Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture

Ecomuseums? In Saskatchewan?
Dr. Glenn Sutter, Royal Saskatchewan Museum

Linking Science & Indigenous Knowledge: Water Quality Trends in Calling Lakes (Saskatchewan)
Dr. Arzu Sardarli, Associate Professor,  First Nations University of Canada

Ecosystem Goods & Services - Where are We?
Dr. Ken Belcher, School of Environment & Sustainability, University of Saskatchewan

What are Native Prairie Grasslands Worth?
Sue Michalsky, Ranchers Stewardship Alliance Inc., Saskatchewan

2012-2013 Speaker Series Video Presentations

The Farm Stewardship Program:My Story 
Tom Treen, EFP/FS Program Representative (September, 2012)

The Swift Fox: Back Home (Again)
Shelley Pruss, Parks Canada (January, 2013)

Connectivity and Conservation
Rik Anaka, Nature Conservancy of Canada (February, 2013)

2011-2012 Speaker Series Video Presentations

Protecting Native Grasslands from Smooth Brome Invasion
Rob Wright, SK Parks Service (January, 2012)

2010-2011 Speaker Series Video Presentations

Insights into the Relationship Between Crop Agriculture & Aquatic Ecosystem Health
Ian Phillips, Saskatchewan Watershed Authority (October, 2010)

2009-2010 Speaker Series Video Presentations

Current Research at SPARC

Dr. Alan Iwaasa & Dr. Mike Schellenberg, AAFC-SPARC (December, 2009)

Part 1 - Effects of Gas Development on Grassland Birds 
Part 2  
Part 3

Dr. Stephen Davis, Wildlife Biologist EC-CWS & Holly Kalyn-Bogard, MSc Student (February, 2010)

Ecology & Economics of Prairie Riparian Areas: What we know and what we don't!
Etienne Soulodre, Saskatchewan Watershed Authority (March, 2010)

For copies of past presentations from 2009-2013 please contact the PCAP office at 306-352-0472 or