WCS Russia

 

The Russian Far East is home to some of the world’s rarest and unique species, including Amur tigers and leopards, Kamchatka brown bears, and Blakiston’s fish owls.

The Wildlife Conservation Society focuses on these key species as a means to achieve biodiversity conservation and protect critical habitats throughout this region. We use science as a foundation for designing and implementing effective conservation plans.

In the news

April 26, 2018

GEO-INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP

First in several years a workshop on geo-information technology and spatial analysis, ‘Intro to GIS’, was held in Terney on 15-21 April 2018. Participants spent 7 days working with free software QGIS. To make learning efficient, every participant analyzed their own data.
Participants included professionals from various protected areas of Russian Far East as well as students of Far Eastern Federal University.

 

April 12, 2018

WORKSHOP ON NEW STATISTICS APPROACH

On April 6-9 WCS Russia held a workshop on spatially-explicit capture-recapture (SECR) based on Sikhote Alin Research Center. This method uses camera trap data to estimate population density of individually recognizable animals, for example, tigers and leopards. Pictures of the same animals serve as 'recaptures'. Geographic coordinates of camera traps allow to conduct spatial analysis and calculate home range size and probability of recapture, which in turn is used to estimate density and abundance of the population.

 

VLADIMIR_WCons_Aug2011

Author(s): D. Miquelle
Journal: Wildlife Conservation
Year: 2011

TO CATCH A POACHER_ENG

Author(s): Wildlife Conservation Society

MORBILLIVIRUS INFECTION IN WILD SIBERIAN TIGER IN THE RUSSIAN FAR EAST

Author(s): K.S. Quigley, J.F. Evermann, C.W. Leathers, D.L. Armstrong, J.M. Goodrich, N.M. Duncan, D.G. Miquelle
Journal: Journal of Wildlife Diseases
Year: 2010

MONITORING OF AMUR TIGER POPULATION - 2006-2007 REPORT

Author(s): Wildlife Conservation Society

MONITORING OF AMUR TIGER POPULATION - 2008-2009 REPORT

Author(s): Wildlife Conservation Society

MONITORING OF AMUR TIGER POPULATION - 2003-2004 REPORT

Author(s): Wildlife Conservation Society

MONITORING OF AMUR TIGER POPULATION - 2002-2003 REPORT

Author(s): Wildlife Conservation Society

DENNING ECOLOGY OF BROWN AND ASIATIC BLACK BEARS IN THE RUSSIAN FAR EAST

Author(s): Seryodkin, I.V., A.V. Kostyria, J M. Goodrich, D G. Miquelle & E.N. Smirnov

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