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.
Video - Grizzly Bear Survival in Oil and Gas Operating Areas
Gord Stenhouse, Program Lead for the Grizzly Bear Program, Foothills Research Institute
Population inventory work is still challenging and costly, but Stenhouse addresses the question, “How can we monitor bear populations over time in a cost effective manner that will provide needed information on population recovery?”
Download the Power Point slides for this presentation.