Biodiversity Management &
Climate Change Adaptation

It’s Our Nature to Know


About The Project

Our goal is to develop essential knowledge and tools to support the management
of Alberta's biodiversity in a changing climate.

Blazing Ahead of Climate Change – The Potential for Assisted Migration of Alberta’s Native Plants

It’s the Goldilocks principle. All species, including plants, animals, and fungi, are uniquely adapted to a specific combination of climate and environmental conditions that they need to grow, reproduce and thrive – things need to be “just right”. If the environment changes, species have two [...]

Climate change vulnerability of Alberta’s terrestrial biodiversity: a preliminary assessment

Vulnerability assessments of 173 Alberta species to climate change. view pdf

Burrowing Owl Climate Change Adaptation Plan for Alberta

Alberta's Burrowing Owls are facing increased development pressures and a changing climate. This report highlights adaptation strategies that could support this species in changing climate conditions and a projected increase in the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events. view pdf



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Our Core Funder

We gratefully acknowledge core funding for this project from the
Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation.

Miistakis Institute

Our Collaborators & Funders

Without the expertise and enthusiasm of our project team members from these collaborating organizations, this work would not be possible.
Thank you!

University of Alberta
Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions
Alverta Innovates Technology Futures
Alverta Innovates Technology Futures
Boreal Avian Modelling Project
ABMI Message

The Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute conducts world-class monitoring of more than 2500 species and habitats in Alberta. The ABMI leads projects like this one to demonstrate the application of ABMI’s data and expertise to critical environmental planning and management questions.