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How Wild Pigs Survive Canadian Winters

Wild pigs have been in the spotlight, most recently  due to the breaking news that a sounder (group of wild pigs) has been discovered in Elk Island National Park. Wild pigs are descendants of Eurasian wild boar brought over from Europe and Asia, and domestic pigs. Farmed boar either escaped captivity or were released and… Read More

Save the Date: 1st National Phragmites Conference

Attend Canada’s 1st National Phragmites Conference: January 20th, 2022 from 11am – 4pm Eastern Standard Time This virtual event will provide a snapshot on the state and spread of “Canada’s worst invasive plant”, Phragmites australis (AKA European Common Reed), and it’s impacts on species at risk, habitats, communities and infrastructure across Canada in the face… Read More

Northern Invasion: The Implications of Climate Change on the Spread of Invasive Species

Climate change is an issue that affects all of us. With warming temperatures, entire ecosystems across the globe are being reshaped. One major issue that has come about due to climate change, is the spread of invasive species. Invasive species are a global issue. Commonly spread by human activities, invasive species cause widespread destruction to… Read More

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