Category: 2021 – Volume 10 – Issue 2

Original Research

Using The Blanding’s Turtle (Emydoidea blandingii) Plastron as A ‘Fingerprint’: Photo Identification of An Endangered Species

Chantel E. MARKLE, Timothy LAW, Hope C. A. FREEMAN, Brennan CAVERHILL, Christina M. DAVY, Jeff HATHAWAY, Jeffie McNEIL, Kelsey MOXLEY, Sarah RICHER, and Patricia CHOW-FRASER
CWBM 10 (2): 47 – 61

The ability to uniquely identify individuals is critical to estimating and monitoring long-term trends in population sizes. For freshwater turtles, shell notching and/or passive integrated transponder (PIT) tags are commonly used to mark individuals.

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Demographic Changes and Fluctuations in a Black-tailed Deer (Odocoileus hemionus columbianus) Population on Northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia: Are They Related to Predation?

Ian W. HATTER and Jerry MacDERMOTT
CWBM 10 (2): 62 – 75

We evaluated changes in demographic rates associated with 3 multi-annual fluctuations in a population of black-tailed deer (Odocoileus hemionus columbianus) over a 50–yr period on northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia (BC), Canada.

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