Paul McCarney

Monthly Archives: July 2017

If you derive any enjoyment from the largely intact suite of wildlife that lives in North America, you have benefitted from wildlife researchers and the role that scientific research has played in North American conservation over the last century. The stable and healthy populations of large mammals in North America is a direct result of conservation initiatives rooted in what is referred to as the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation. In particular,… Read More

It is a generally accepted truth among hunters that heavy winters with deep snow are bad for deer, making it especially difficult for them to evade predators like wolves and coyotes. As I was looking for some recent science that might be interesting to hunters, I came across a new study about boreal woodland caribou that sheds some new light on the effects of snow depth and wolf predation on calf recruitment…. Read More