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Melanie Percy, MSc

Kananaskis Country

Melanie is based in Canmore.

Major Responsibilities / Research Interests

Melanie is responsible for supervising and directing the Park Ecology Program in Kananaskis Region.  Working in the field of conservation biology in the Rocky Mountains since 1994, she has a particular interest in

Melanie's experience working in both federal and provincial levels of government, private industry and with environmental non-government organizations has provided a well-rounded foundation for understanding and solving complex land management issues.  As the Senior Park Ecologist for the Kananaskis Region, her responsibilities include

Committees and Working Groups

Selected Publications

Duke, D.L., M. Hebblewhite, P.C. Paquet, C. Callaghan, and M. Percy. 2001. Restoring a large carnivore corridor in Banff National Park. pg 261-75 in: Large Mammal Restoration: Ecological and Sociological Challenges in the 21st Century. Island Press, Washington DC.

Hebblewhite, M., M. Percy and R. Serrouya. 2003. Black bear (Ursus americanus) survival and demography in the Bow Valley of Banff National Park, Alberta. Biol. Cons. 112(3): 415-425.

Hebblewhite, M., M. Percy, and E.H. Merrill. 2007. Are all global positioning system collars created equal? Correcting habitat-induced bias using three brands in the Central Canadian Rockies. J. Wild. Manag. 71(6): 2026-2033.

Percy, M.P. 2003. Spatio-temporal movement and road-crossing patterns of wolves, black bears and grizzly bears in the Bow Valley of Banff National Park, Alberta. MSc. Thesis. University of Alberta. 127 pp.

Contact Information
Phone: 403-678-5500 Ext: 231
Provincial Building, Second Floor
800 Railway Avenue
Canmore, Alberta
T1W 1P1

Updated: Jun 27, 2017