Wright Conservation Science Lab Group

The Conservation Science and Planning Lab works on projects related to systematic conservation planning, climate-change conscious protected areas and conservation planning, protected areas management effectiveness, the ecological integrity of parks and protected areas, creating a culture of conservation within Canadians, recreation ecology, and understanding people’s connections to nature and wild spaces. In the past , we have also worked on projects focused on reconciliation and decolonization through indigenous tourism.

We collaborate with numerous partners including BC Parks, CPAWS, Y2Y, Parks Canada and Pathway to Target 1. Research themes include:

ORTM grad Carling displaying Caribou antlers from the 2012 expedition