Projects and sites
Araucanía Chile 31842 square km: Google map: and Tarapacá, Chile 42,226 square km: Google map: pumas, Andean foxes, and free-running dogs coexist with llamas, alpacas, sheep, and other domestic animals owned by poor, small-holder farmers. Our project is a gold-standard (+) experiment with Foxlights® and Critter-Gitters®.Lead: Omar Ohrens.
Mexican wolves, red wolves, and Wisconsin wolves. We are conducting survival analyses using historical data on radio-collared wolves in several populations. Lead: Francisco Santiago-Ávila.
Akagera National Park, Rwanda and surrounding villages >1108 square km: Google map: leopards, lions, and spotted hyenas coexisting with rural population of small-holder crop and livestock growers. Our project here is studying the effectiveness of electric fencing and of livestock corrals for protecting domestic animals and other human interests. Lead: Drew Bantlin.
Sikhote-Alin Nature Reserve Park, Russia 4016 square km: Google map: Tigers coexisting with hunters. Our project is an ecological experiment to understand if tigers create a landscape of fear in their prey and therefore might influence a trophic cascade in their ecosystems. Lead: Karann Putrevu.
Longview, Alberta, Canada and surrounding private and public grazing parcels >50 square km: Google map: grizzly bears, grey wolves, cougars, black bears, and coyotes coexisting with thousands of head of cattle on public grazing lands owned by wealthy Albertans. Our project here is a gold-standard experiment with Range Riders.Lead: Naomi Louchouarn.
San Luis Municipality, Colombia 199 square km: Google map: Jaguars, pumas, jaguarundis, ocelots, and margays coexisting with poor livestock owners in the tropical Andes. Our project is a gold-standard experiment with Foxlights®. Lead: Alexandra Pineda Guerrero.
Maasai Mara, Kenya 1510 square km Google map: Cheetahs coexisting with cattle-owning Maasai herders in a mixed-use protected area. Our project is an ecological experiment to evaluate how cheetahs coexist with herders and their livestock. Lead: Brian Schuh..
Bad River Reservation, USA and surrounding private properties >630 square km: Google map: gray wolves, cougars, black bears, and coyotes coexisting with wealthy livestock owners living around a tribal nation that reveres the wolf. Our project is a gold-standard experiment with fladry, Foxlights®, and Critter-Gitters®. Lead: Abi Fergus.