Friday, 15 April 2022 17:15

Citizen Science - Practical Approach to Wildlife and Fish Management

Written by Michael Short
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Citizen Science - Practical Approach to Wildlife and Fish Management Michael Short, Let's Go Outdoors

Calling on so-called regular folks to participate in environmental or fish and wildlife science is a great idea. How often have we heard the comments that a seasoned hunter or angler witnesses changes in the environment or wildlife populations, or habitat over time?

Recently a group of seasoned anglers from the Trout Unlimited of Canada Chapter of the Northern Lights Fly Fishers supported a study launched by Dr. Michael Sullivan to determine “does walleye vulnerability change with size? This data shows that no meaningful changes with size were evident, either by angling or netting.”

In this video, I sit down with Ken Monk, who talks to me about his time participating in this science project and being able to work with biologists.

    

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