Wildlife
Ecology
Research
Group

Our work is mainly academic, but we also work with stakeholders to formulate management and conservation plans, with a focus on western North American landscapes.

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Our work is as diverse as the landscapes on which it takes place.

The Wildlife Ecology Research Group, located in the Biological Sciences Department (Faculty of Science) at the University of Calgary, is a vibrant team conducting ecological and evolutionary research. We address theoretical questions, but also seek conservation biology applications. 

Research lines

The goal of our research group is to apply novel and innovative scientific methodology in order to further our understanding of natural and human-impacted landscapes. The knowledge we acquire may ultimately aid and guide management policy.

Human-wildlife interactions

Eco-evolutionary genomics

Landscape Ecology

Disease ecology

"Our research focuses on the ecology and genetics of important North American species, ranging from the charismatic, like the gray wolf (Canis lupus), to the threatened species such as the woodland caribou, (Rangifer tarandus) and economically important wildlife such as the elks (Cervus elaphus), but also domesticated species like cattle (Bos taurus)."
Marco Musiani
Principal Investigator
"Our research focuses on the ecology and genetics of important North American species, ranging from the charismatic, like the gray wolf (Canis lupus), to the threatened species such as the woodland caribou, (Rangifer tarandus) and economically important wildlife such as the elks (Cervus elaphus), but also domesticated species like cattle (Bos taurus)."
Marco Musiani
Principal Investigator
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About us

In sum, we conduct research on the ecology and evolutionary biology of terrestrial large mammals. Our work is academic, but we also work with other stakeholders to formulate management and conservation plans, with a focus on western North American landscapes.

Marco Musiani Lab

Wildlife Ecology Research Group
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conservation partners

Marco Musiani Lab

Wildlife Ecology Research Group
1
Researchers
1
Projects Funded
1
conservation partners