Oil Sands Monitoring Wetland Monitoring Webinars

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

Webinar #1: 

1.1 Introduction to OSM Wetland Monitoring Integration Project
Presented by Danielle Cobbaert, Alberta Environment and Parks & Bruce Pauli, Environment and Climate Change Canada. Project Co-leads

 

1.2 Overview of the mandate of the Oil Sands Monitoring Program
Presented by Monique Dubé, Alberta Environment and Parks

 

1.3 Background on OSM Wetland Monitoring Program development

Presented by Danielle Cobbaert, Alberta Environment and Parks & Bruce Pauli, Environment and Climate Change Canada. Project Co-leads

 

1.4 Multiple Evidence Based Approaches and the role of Community-Based Monitoring

Presented by Gleb Raygorodetsky, Alberta Environment and Parks

 

1.5 Culturally Important Wetland Plants Project

Presented by Tracy Howlett, Alberta Environment and Parks

 

1.8 Wood Buffalo National Park’s interest in OSM Wetland Monitoring Program

Presented by Stuart MacMillian, Parks Canada

 

1.9 Alberta Wilderness Association Perspective on OSM Wetland Monitoring Program

Presented by Carolyn Campbell, Alberta Wilderness Association

 

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Webinar #2:

2.1 NEW Wetland Ecosystem Monitoring Project Overview

Presented by Danielle Cobbaert, Alberta Environment and Parks

 

2.2 NEW Wetland Ecosystem Monitoring – Biotic indicator development

Presented by Rebecca Rooney, University of Waterloo

 

2.4 Biodiversity Monitoring – Status and Trends of Biodiversity (wetland component)

Presented by Jim Schieck, Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute

 

2.6 NEW Wetland Ecosystem Monitoring – Atmospheric deposition effects on bog ecosystems

Presented by Kel Wieder & Melanie Vile & Dale Vitt, University of Villanova

 

2.8 Design of the Deltaic Wetland Ecosystem Health Monitoring Program

Presented by Donald Baird & Daniel Peters, Environment and Climate Change Canada

 

2.9 Oil Sands Remote Sensing Wetland Ecosystem Change Detection Method Development

Presented by Laura Chasmer, University of Lethbridge

 

 

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Webinar #3: 

3.1 Biodiversity Monitoring – Biotic Response to habitat disturbance of focal wildlife

Erin Bayne, University of Alberta & Judith Toms, Environment and Climate Change Canada

 

3.4 Wetlands-related wildlife contaminants and toxicology information collected during JOSM/OSM

Presented by Bruce Pauli, Environment and Climate Change Canada

 

3.5 Spatial analysis of wetlands-related wildlife contaminants and toxicology information collected during JOSM/OSM

Presented by Kristin Eccles, University of Ottawa & Bruce Pauli, Environment and Climate Change Canada

 

3.6 Community-based Fish Biodiversity Monitoring

Strategic Plan- Fish Biodiversity Monitoring

Presented by Paul Drevnick, Alberta Environment and Parks & Mark McMaster, Environment and Climate Change Canada

 

3.7 Integrated Deposition Monitoring Design

Presented by Greg Wentworth, Alberta Environment and Parks

 

 

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Webinar #4: 

4.1 AEP’s Wetland Policy and Regulatory Needs

Presented by Thorsten Hebben, Alberta Environment and Parks

 

4.3 ECCC’s Regulatory needs for OSM Wetland Monitoring Program

Presented by Richard Wiacek & Brian Asher, Environment and Climate Change Canada

 

4.5 Surface Water Quality Monitoring

Presented by Colin Cooke, Alberta Environment and Parks & Nancy Glozier, Environment and Climate Change Canada

 

4.6 Acid Sensitive Lakes Monitoring

Presented by Colin Cooke, Alberta Environment and Parks

 

4.7 Waterfowl Effects-Based Assessment, Invited to provide overview of any other relevant DUC Wetland Research and Monitoring Projects in the Oil Sands Area

Presented by Stuart Slattery, Ducks Unlimited Canada

 

4.8 Habitat Disruption Monitoring – Status and Trends of Footprint

Presented by Jahan Kariyeva, Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute

 

4.9 Biodiversity Monitoring of Focal Plants

Presented by Scott Nielsen, University of Alberta

 

4.10 Environmental DNA for wetlands biomonitoring and biodiversity discovery

Presented by Donald Baird, Environment and Climate Change Canada & Mehrdad Hajibabaei, University of Guelph

 

4.11 Emerging Science for Monitoring Wetlands Hydrology in the Oil Sands Region – The Importance of Remote Sensing in the Peace-Athabasca Delta

Presented by Donald Baird & Daniel Peters, Environment and Climate Change Canada

 

 

Friday, November 24th, 2017

Webinar #5:

5.3 Culturally important Wetland (Plants) Project: Wabasca Region

Presented by David Natcher, University of Saskatchewan 

 

5.5 OSM Atmospheric Deposition to Lakes and Snowpack

Presented by Jane Kirk & Derek Muir, Environment and Climate Change Canada