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Table of Contents

 

Recorded Zoom Meeting

Tuesday - November 3

 

Welcome/Symposium Introduction (Kevin Hurley, Beth MacCallum, Matt Besko)

https://youtu.be/D-xy6sgcz68 - Kevin Hurley https://youtu.be/LEFuO5Wt7Z0 - Beth MacCallum
https://youtu.be/y0r3nvkx5pw - Matt Besko

In a Blink at the Brink: Disease Plenary (Moderator: Margo Pybus)

https://youtu.be/Tmc0-MIvWb8

Tom Besser: Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae in bighorn sheep epizootic pneumonia: Updating the conceptual model

https://youtu.be/KMCx4Sh6oyk

Doug McWhirter (Wyoming jurisdiction): Bighorn Sheep Disease Management in Wyoming

https://youtu.be/x4554CZ4K4Q

Helen Schwantje (British Columbia jurisdiction): A Walk on the Wild Side: BC Wild and Domestic Sheep Update

https://youtu.be/REDuIeyCluc

Anne Hubbs & Mark Ball (Alberta jurisdiction): “Little Bo-Peep, please test your sheep” Managing disease risk in Alberta

At the presenter’s option,
this ZOOM recording is not available.

Jane Harms (Yukon jurisdiction): Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae surveillance in Yukon wildlife

https://youtu.be/C96Nw-P63co

Peregrine Wolff: Don’t Lose Sight of Health in the Forest of Disease

https://youtu.be/Os9emY5612I

Frances Cassirer: The role of bighorn ewe infection status in managing pneumonia in lambs.

By the descrition of the presenter this Zoom recording is not available.

Kezia Manlove: A preliminary look at what drives individual and herd response to Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae: Integrating information from focal herds and wider-scale monitoring.

https://youtu.be/qifO3l0hVh4

Disease and parasites (Moderator: Susan Kutz)

At the presenter’s option, this ZOOM recording is not available.

Kristenn Magnusson: Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae: mitigating the risk of transmission in Yukon.

https://youtu.be/c_ocUcWige8

Kevin Blecha: Bighorn movement and domestic sheep presence surrounding a case of acute fatal pneumonia in a bighorn sheep

At the presenter’s option,
this ZOOM recording is not available.

Robert Spaan: Impact of Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae on lamb survival for “California”-managed bighorn sheep in southeastern Oregon and northern Nevada.

At the presenter’s option,
this ZOOM recording is not available.

Brianna Johnson: Symptom progression and serological dynamics following introduction of a low-virulence Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae strain in a desert bighorn herd.

https://youtu.be/53nf74jzEX0

Kylie Sinclair: Identifying drivers of bighorn sheep population recovery in the wake of pneumonia die-off events.

https://youtu.be/nXnOx9uYwUg

Caeley Thacker: Respiratory Disease Pathogens in Thinhorn Sheep – Preliminary Findings and Review of Methods.

https://youtu.be/T-LNOvSLH88

Adam M Hering: Determining the source of the?Psoroptes outbreak in British Columbian bighorn sheep.

https://youtu.be/3LviI2WE9qo

Adam M Hering: Testing of new options for the treatment of Psoroptes ovis in bighorn sheep

https://youtu.be/3zTGiT0cvCs

Wild and Wool (feature film) (Moderator: Kevin Hurley)

https://youtu.be/Na-crlPbcwQ

WILD AND WOOL FILM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KbZU36U49Cc

Discussion (Moderator: Kevin Hurley)

https://youtu.be/PtkKg7vizjA

Wednesday - November 4

 

Habitat and Climatic Factors (Moderator: Mike Jokinen)

https://youtu.be/hpGOt_Xg9CM

Grant Chapman: Mapping Alberta Bighorn Sheep Winter Range - RSF validation and inter-jurisdictional collaboration.

https://youtu.be/H4YzGbw8bcg

Laura Balyx: Conflict and Coexistence with Mountain Goats in a Protected Alpine Landscape.

https://youtu.be/k_8pnLhqKb4

Emma C. Grusing: Evaluating Characteristics of Mineral Licks used by Two Mountain Ungulates.

https://youtu.be/YCJPou9G4rU

Kevin S. White: Climate and anthropogenic effects on mountain goat population dynamics in coastal Alaska.

https://youtu.be/z2Sh1_UDXo0

Kyle Knopff: Estimating nutritional carrying capacity of bighorn sheep in the Elk
Valley.

https://youtu.be/WsmZ2GEn9Io

NWSGC Business Meeting

https://youtu.be/M8_HEZz-s3s

Genetics and Movement (Moderator: Jocelyn Poissant)

https://youtu.be/CeYc0iZAvhw

Samuel Deakins: Spatial genetic structure of Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep Ovis canadensis canadensis at the northern limit of their native range.

https://youtu.be/yyUJI2vGnGU

Elizabeth P. Flesch: evaluating bighorn sheep restoration using genomics.

https://youtu.be/QaPuvX_S3xs

Joshua P. Jahner: Characterizing genetic differentiation and hybridization among California, Rocky Mountain, and desert bighorn sheep in Nevada to inform future
translocations.

https://youtu.be/NFijL-wLcpg

Lauren Ricci: Identifying environmental and demographic drivers of foray behavior in bighorn sheep.

https://youtu.be/Of5WoBl6vQg

Management (Moderators: Mark Boyce)

 

Marco Festa-Bianchet: Despite denials, persistent harvest-based selection leads to the evolution of smaller horns in mountain sheep.

https://youtu.be/Utx9Jbxz8cs

Nils Anderson: Developing a size-at-age relationship from hunter harvested bighorn sheep to support management relevant population models.

https://youtu.be/0OB2cBIWNls

Wayne E. Heimer: Management Update and Summary: Alaskan Dall Sheep 2020.

https://youtu.be/lenCNCwRML0

Pamela Hengeveld: Looking Forward: Insight from 20 Years of Wild Sheep and Goat Research in British Columbia.

https://youtu.be/GvrNz6to868

Peter Neuhaus: Fast phenotypic change in a sexually selected trait: a new mechanism

https://youtu.be/V28KoaFNz7g

Thursday – November 5

 

Population Ecology (Moderator: Marco Festa-Bianchet)

 

Steven F. Wilson: An Integrated Population Model for Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep in the Elk Valley, BC.

https://youtu.be/d-hmJAM9wTk

Sofia Karabatsos: Distribution of bighorn sheep in their Alberta Rocky Mountain winter range over half a century.

https://youtu.be/ZlVixNIXtck

Grace Enns: Stone’s sheep lambing habitat selection in the Cassiar Mountains, British Columbia.

https://youtu.be/Y7DYLiAP5Xo

Margaret Langley: limiting factors on a herd of about 15 Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis canadensis) resident in the Kicking Horse Canyon.

https://youtu.be/_i0uWZHftE4

Behaviour and Ecology – Part I (Moderator: Jenna Curtis)

 

Thomas R. Stephenson: Energy Conservation in Alpine Resident Bighorn Populations.

https://youtu.be/C22zAGRIlc0

N. Beth MacCallum: Colonization of a Reclaimed Landscape by Bighorn Sheep.

At the presenter’s option,
this ZOOM recording is not available.

Laura Kroesen: Life on the edge: identifying mountain goat habitat hotspots in the high alpine

https://youtu.be/exu12mqL11Y

Behaviour and Ecology – Part II (Moderator: Jenna Curtis)

At the presenter’s option,
this ZOOM recording is not available.

Charles R. Menzies: Mountain Goats and People: cultural resurgence as Indigenous methodology

https://youtu.be/9YUVuSyuxHQ

Kyle Knopff: Mountain Goat Response to Human Activity in Jasper National Park.

https://youtu.be/bK_bD2BnBGw

Jesse Wolf: From pellets to genomes: new tools provide novel insights into mountain goat ecology and evolution.

https://youtu.be/qCE-nl_qcJs


 

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Kevin Hurley
NWSGC Executive Director (volunteer)

c/o Wild Sheep Foundation
VP for Conservation
412 Pronghorn Trail
Bozeman, MT 59718
Phone: 406-404-8753
Cell: 307-899-9375
khurley@wildsheepfoundation.org
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