Grizzly bears: social dimensions
Understanding social acceptability of grizzly bear (Ursus arctos) conservation in Alberta: Implications for sustainable conservation of a threatened species
Alberta, Canada
Graduate Student
Ph.D (Conservation Biology) (2011-2018)
Supervisor
Associate Professor & Alberta Biodiversity Conservation Chair
Status: Active, Study started 2011, currently publication stage

Courtney is applying sociological and qualitative inquiry to grizzly bear conservation. Using a mixed method approach, Courtney will identify the knowledge and values residents of NW and SW Albertan communities have related to grizzly bears, human land use, and conservation management in order to determine barriers and opportunities to conservation success.