East Central Region
Ksenija's formal training and passion revolve
around protected area management, native plant diversity,
invasive non-native plant management in aspen parkland and
grassland regions of Alberta. Most research in East Central Region
has been identified and conducted through formal partnerships with
academia and participation in working groups.
Research and Monitoring Working Group of the Beaver Hills
- Identifies priority research projects in social and natural
sciences for the Beaverhills Moraine area east of Edmonton
Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation and University of Alberta, Augustana Joint Steering
- Identifies priority social and natural science research
projects for Miquelon Lake Provincial Park and other
selected sites in East Central Region.
- Provides opportunities for faculty members and their graduate
and undergraduate students to conduct selected research and use
parks as outdoors laboratories.
- Works towards the establishment of a research centre for the
Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation and Lakeland College
- Identifies priority research projects for Vermilion Provincial
Park and other selected sites in East Central Region.
- Provides opportunities for faculty members and their students
to carry out selected research and use parks as outdoors
Technical Advisory Committee for Rumsey Natural Area
- Identifies priority research projects for Rumsey Natural
- Provides opportunities for post-graduate students to carry out
selected research and use parks as outdoors laboratories.
Dunes Ecological Reserve Advisory Committee
Major Responsibilities / Research Interests
As Park Ecologist for East Central Region, Ksenija's
- Identifying, quantifying, evaluating and resolving issues
related to natural and historical features
- Identifying research priorities and ensuring their completion
in priority sites
- Increasing opportunities for new partnerships and volunteer
involvement to enhance research, monitoring and services at Alberta
- Issuing research and collection
- Completing or assisting with the completion of Environmental
- Supporting visitor services and planning programs for Alberta
Vujnovic, K., R.W. Wein, and M.R.T. Dale. 2002. Predicting plant species diversity in response to disturbance magnitude in grassland remnants of central Alberta. Canadian Journal of Botany 80: 504-511
Vujnovic, K., R.W. Wein, and M.R.T. Dale. 2000. Soil and small-scale disturbances as factors determining the centrifugal organization of Fescue grassland remnant communities in the Aspen Parkland. Journal of Vegetation Science 11: 127-134.
Vujnovic, K. and R.W. Wein. 1997. The biology of Canadian weeds. 106. Linaria dalmatica (L.) Mill. Canadian Journal of Plant Science 77: 483-491.
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