Wed, Apr 14|
Wolves and Coyotes: the wild dogs of the Kawarthas
Exploring the taxonomy and ecology of wolves and coyotes in central Ontario and the factors that influence the distribution and abundance of each, food habits, and the interactions of both wolves and coyotes with their major prey species.
Time & Location
Apr 14, 2021, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
About the event
Brent Patterson joined the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry as a research scientist in 2001 and has been an adjunct professor at Trent University since that time as well. His research focuses on the population dynamics of wolves, coyotes and their prey in temperate and boreal regions. He has published extensively on wolves, coyotes, caribou and moose in Ontario and beyond. Prior to joining the MNRF, Brent worked as a biologist for the Government of Nunavut in the central Canadian Arctic where his research focused on caribou, muskox and wolverine. Whether it be for work or for pleasure he enjoys spending as much time as possible in the back country of Algonquin Park.