Salmon Carnivore Project

Whether its bears, wolves or whales many coastal species have evolved to rely on annual returns of Pacific salmon. But how are the food needs of these animals considered in fisheries management or the benefits of salmon managed for coastal ecosystems? Bottom line: they aren’t.

Accidental photograph of a cougar
Salmon Carnivore Project

Accidental photograph of a cougar

Our non-invasive research does involve some bycatch: Here we accidentally photographed a cougar while trying to study bears. All in the name of conservation science.

In Heiltsuk territory, with Howard Humchitt (@humchitt_humchitt), Kyle Artelle (@kyleartelle), Harvery Brown (@harveybrown101), Jefferson Brown, Jamie Yin, and Navi Smith.

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