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Conference (2016): Petroleum Technology Alliance of Canada (PTAC) 2016: Ecological Issues Forum

Petroleum Technology Alliance of Canada

Ecological Issues Forum

November 24, 2016

The Calgary Petroleum Club

On November 24, 2016, a group of dedicated environmental researchers and technology development stakeholders joined PTAC for the 2016 Ecological Issues Forum.  A major component of the forum comprised updates on the Alberta Upstream Petroleum Research Fund (AUPRF) research projects. AUPRF is funded by oil and gas producers operating in Alberta and has a broad focus which includes  reducing the impacts of industry activities on species and the communities they live in.

Panel Discussion

Presenters: Shane Patterson (panel lead), Todd Shipman, Robert Albricht, Kimberley Van Vliet, Steve Liang, and Andy Dean

PTAC Ecological Research Planning Committee Update

Presenter: Shane Patterson

Caribou Response to Oil and Gas Activities: Do Regeneration and Activity Levels Matter?

Presenter: Laura Finnegan

Grizzly Bear Survival in Oil and Gas Operating Areas

Presenter: Gord Stenhouse

White-Tailed Deer Behavioural Response to Anthropogenic Features

Presenter: Jason Fisher

Efficient Monitoring of Wildlife Responses to Seismic Line Restoration in the Algar Habitat Restoration Program

Presenter: Jason Fisher

Canada Warbler Response to Vegetation Structure on Recovering Energy Sector Disturbances

Presenter: Erin Bayne

Caribou Health and Mortality in West-Central Alberta

Presenter: Laura Finnegan

Caribou in West-Central AB/BC

Presenter: Marco Musiani

Integrated Monitoring of Wetlands, Reclamation, Vegetation, and Wildlife Across Space and Time

Presenter: Jonah Keim