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.

Dealing with uncertainty: how will Alberta’s boreal birds respond to climate change?

If you’ve ever listened to a forest in the spring, the sound you hear is dozens of birds singing and calling to one another: sending and receiving signals with sound. It may sound like just noise to some, but there is an underlying pattern. It turns out that you could say the same thing when looki [...]

Ferruginous Hawk Climate Change Adaptation Plan for Alberta

The Alberta Ferruginous Hawk population has declined dramatically since the 1990s, and climate change has been identified as a factor that could hamper this species' recovery. This report  summarizes the potential effects of climate change on Ferruginous Hawks and explores the adaptive responses that could be used to help this  species persist in a changing climate. view pdf

Projected responses of Alberta grassland songbirds to climate change

Projected changes in distribution for 15 Alberta grassland songbirds in response to climate change to the end of the century. view pdf



#ClimateChange Comprehensive #climatechange review in @sciencemagazine suggests 1 in 6 species at risk of extinction without action

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
Alberta conservation Association
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.