UBC Forestry is pleased to congratulate Dr. Cole Burton on the renewal of his position as Canada Research Chair in Terrestrial Mammal Conservation!
About Cole’s Research
Cole’s research spans various realms of ecology. His primary research areas focus on understanding mammal community dynamics within human-affected environments, evaluating strategies for coexistence of humans and wildlife, as well as wildlife population estimation, habitat modeling, and pioneering biodiversity monitoring techniques, such as wildlife camera trapping. His expertise also extends to the areas of carnivore ecology and conservation.
About Canada Research Chairs Program
The Canada Research Chairs Program enables Canadian universities to achieve the highest levels of research excellence and become world-class research centres. Chairholders improve Canadian’s depth of knowledge and quality of life, strengthen Canada’s international competitiveness, and help train the next generation of highly skilled people through student supervision, teaching and the coordination of other researchers’ work.