Archive for February, 2011

6th International Colloquium on Arboreal Squirrels in Kyoto, Japan in 2012: dates now fixed

Monday, February 28th, 2011

The orgnaisers have announced the dates and location for the 6th International Colloquium on Arboreal Squirrels to be held in Kyoto, Japan in 2012. Presentations will take place from the morning of 4th February (Saturday) to noon on 8th February (Wednsday) (see Colloquium website). All oral and poster presentations will be made at the conference hall at [...]

Modelling ecological networks and dispersal in the grey squirrel Sciurus carolinensis

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

Claire Stevenson, PhD student, Centre for Wildlife Conservation, University of Cumbria, Newton Rigg, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 0AH. Email: Claire.Stevenson”at”Cumbria.ac.uk .  The Grey Squirrel was introduced to Britain in the 19th Century and is now widespread and continuing to increase its range. Understanding temporal and spatial dispersal patterns and, how different land cover types affect species movement and ecological networks is particularly [...]