Calling all wildlife researchers

UM organizing wildlife researchers to study impact of travel, social restrictions on wildlife populations

Nicola Koper, a professor in the University of Manitoba’s Natural Resources Institute, has launched a new initiative to coordinate biologists across the world who hope to understand the effects our COVID-19 social and travel restrictions are having on wildlife populations.

The C19-Wild Research Group brings together ecological teams to share knowledge, ideas and research progress.

“We’re still welcoming new teams to join us, so we can bring together resources and ideas and build teams that will help us understand impacts of travel restrictions on wildlife,” says Koper. (Researchers can contact her at nicola [dot] koper [at] umanitoba [dot] ca)

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May 22, 2020

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