Akimiski Island - Research Teams - Page 6

22 May to 11 June 2008

I thank Ken Abraham and the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources for the opportunity to work on Akimiski projects. I am enriched by the knowledge of dedicated team members.

Ken Abraham, Research Scientist, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, heads up the Canada Goose project and other Akimiski studies. 5 June 2008.

Andree-Michele D'Aoust-Messier, MNR, web tags Canada Goose gosling on 30 May 2008.

Stacy Gan, MNR, enters nest and gosling data in her PDA. 30 May 2008.


Sarah Hagey web tags a Canada Goose gosling. 30 May 2008.

Burke Korol, MNR biologist, web tags a Canada Goose gosling. 4 June 2008.

Danica Hogan, MNR, in the snow at camp when we arrived. 23 May 2008.


Jim Hastie, retired MNR Fisheries biologist, worked with the Canada Geese and shared his botanical knowledge. 7 June 2008.

Tara MacDonald, MNR staff, cooked and operated the radio. 27 May 2008.

Mike Allan, MNR staff, prepares firearms for Polar Bear safety training. 23 May 2008.


John Brunjes, Wildlife Biologist, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, acclimatized quickly to a cool Akimiski spring. 23 May 2008.

Pete Dayman, helicopter pilot, fuels up and checks the engine before taking crews into the field. 27 May 2008.

Lisa Pollock skims insects off tidal pools for her Master's research about shorebird food habits. 6 June 2008.


Erica Nol, professor at Trent University, continues her research on Semipalmated Plovers and Killdeers. 24 May 2008.

Adrian Farmer (left), US Geological Survey in Fort Collins, Colorado, and Bridget Olson, US Fish and Wildlife Service Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge in Utah have just fitted a Marbled Godwit with a satellite transmitter. 26 May 2008.

Jean Iron, volunteer, holds a Marbled Godwit that will be fitted with a satellite transmitter. 26 May 2008.


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