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Scott Jevons, BSc, B.A.

Kananaskis Country

Scott is based in Canmore.

Major Responsibilities / Research Interests

Scott is a fire ecologist and GIS specialist with interests in ecological restoration, historical fire regimes and wildlife connectivity. His main responsibilities are the co-ordination of GIS and prescribed fire programs for Kananaskis Region.

Scott has a particular interest in wildfire and how it is important for maintaining ecosystem health. He is applying research on historical fire regimes to develop a strong science-based foundation for reintroducing fire to the landscape. Scott is also involved in prescribed fire planning, environmental review and post-fire monitoring.

Scott's responsibilities include

Selected Publications

Alberta Environment and Parks, and Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. 2016. Evan-Thomas 10-year vegetation management strategy 2016-2025. Parks Division and Wildfire Management Branch, Canmore, Alberta.

Jevons, S.R. 2015. Historical fire frequency of the Lower Bow Valley, Alberta, Canada. Alberta Environment and Parks, Parks Division, Canmore.

Nielsen, S.E., S. Herrero, M. Boyce, R. D. Mace, B. Benn, M. L. Gibeau and S. Jevons. Modelling the spatial distribution of human-caused grizzly bear mortalities in the Central Rockies ecosystem of Canada. Biological Conservation 120 (2004) 101–113.

B. Benn, S. Jevons and S. Herrero. 2005. Grizzly bear mortality and human access in the Central Rockies Ecosystem of Alberta and British Columbia, 1972/1976-2002. Pages 95-110 in Herrero, S (editor). 2005. Biology, demographics, ecology and management of grizzly bears in and around Banff National Park and Kananaskis Country: The final report of the Eastern Slopes Grizzly Bear Project. Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

S. Herrero, S. Jevons and B. Benn. 2005. Spatial and temporal analysis of human caused grizzly bear mortalities and their density in the Central Rockies Ecosystem, 1972/78-2002. Pages 73-94 in Herrero, S (editor). 2005. Biology, demographics, ecology and management of grizzly bears in and around Banff National Park and Kananaskis Country: The final report of the Eastern Slopes Grizzly Bear Project. Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Contact Information

Scott.Jevons@gov.ab.ca
Phone: 403-678-5508
Provincial Building, Second Floor
800 Railway Avenue
Canmore, Alberta
T1W 1P1



Updated: Jun 27, 2017