News archive - 2014

Monday, November 17, 2014

Oil sands and biodiversity monitoring

Screen capture of video on wetland assessment

Dr. Rooney just returned from presenting at a Cumulative Environmental Management Association Integrated Task Group info session on monitoring biodiversity as part of oil sands mine reclamation. While there, she had a request for the handbook and companion video that she co-authored, which describes in detail how to apply the multi-metric assessment tools she and colleagues at the University of Alberta designed for reclaimed wetland monitoring and evaluation.

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Conservation Biology Conference

Dr. Rooney is in Missoula, Montana this week for the North American Congress for Conservation Biology, where she will be presenting an invited talk as part of the Symposium titled More than Keystone: Newest Insights on Emerging Broadscale Threats from Oil Sands Development in Canada and the US, organized by Maureen Ryan.  Dr.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

More media coverage

Another interview by Dr. Rooney is now available online, embedded in this CBC news article on a broad vision for future research at the Experimental Lakes Area.

Monday, June 23, 2014

Dr. Rooney on CBC Morning Show

You can listen in as Dr. Rooney describes the outcomes of the Symposium hosted at the University of Waterloo last week to explore the future of research and University relations for the Experimental Lakes Area.  The link to the online player is here.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Dr. Rooney featured in article about wetland research

You can read more about Dr. Rooney's new research project here: https://uwaterloo.ca/biology/news/moving-toward-sustainable-wetlands-policy

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