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Peter Arcese

Adjunct Professor

Peter Arcese is Professor and FRBC Chair in Applied Conservation Biology in the Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences, University British Columbia, and past Chair of the Nature Trust of BC. He has worked since 1980 on the ecology, genetics and conservation of plant, mammal and bird populations of the Pacific Northwest of North America, Africa and the Andes and contributed 3 books and >150 papers and book chapters on the ecology, evolution and conservation of terrestrial and marine species and ecosystems.  Peter maintains the world’s longest running study of a genetically-pedigreed wildlife population, is particularly skilled in the collection and analysis of empirical data, and design of monitoring programs and area-based conservation plans and policy.