Director's Blog

November 2015

Posted by CRI Programs   |   November 27, 2015

Upcoming webinar: The hidden importance of small coastal streams

Atlantic Salmon Conservation Foundation and CRI is be pleased to host a webinar on Wednesday, December 2nd at 10:00 am AST - The hidden importance of small coastal streams.  The speaker for this webinar will be Professor Ken Whelan, Research Director of the Atlantic Salmon Trust. 

Registration and participation in the webinar is free.  Detailed instructions will be emailed to registrants…

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Posted by CRI Programs   |   November 26, 2015

Biology Seminar Series on CRI Arctic project

CRI Arctic project profiled
Biology Seminar Series – UNB Fredericton
Dr. Jennifer Lento

Event Details:
November 27, 2015  3h00 to 4h00
Building: Bailey Hall
Room 146

The Biology Seminar Series is an event conducted by graduate students in the department of biology - each week, notable researchers from Atlantic Canada and beyond are invited to UNB-F to deliver seminars on their…

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Posted by CRI Programs   |   November 20, 2015

Looking for motivated M.Sc. students at Western University’s StrEAMS lab

MSc Positions: Stream ecosystem response to cumulative land use effects

Motivated M.Sc. students sought for research projects studying stream ecosystem responses to cumulative effects of land use activities as part of Western University’s StrEAMS lab. Possible areas of research foci include, but are not limited to: 1) biological assimilative capacity and resilience to nutrient additions, 2)…

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Posted by CRI Programs   |   November 20, 2015

Looking for motivated PhD student for StrEAMS lab at Western University

PhD Position: Assessment of Temporal and Spatial Variability of Ecosystem Function in Small Streams

Motivated PhD student sought for a unique opportunity in the StrEAMS lab at Western University to conduct research on metrics of aquatic ecosystem function in streams of southern Ontario. Student project will be focused on the study of temporal and spatial variability in measures of…

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Posted by CRI Programs   |   November 19, 2015

Welcome new Executive Director, Anne Lévesque

I am very pleased to announce that the CRI has hired Anne Lévesque as our new Executive Director.


Anne has over 30 years of experience in leading organizations and charities across Canada, and involvement in national environmental groups such as the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society. Throughout her career, she has supported dozens of organizations and networks in provincial, federal…

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Posted by CRI Programs   |   November 19, 2015

Michelle Lavery wins 2015 Hynes Scholarship

During the recent CRI Days, graduate student Michelle Lavery was presented with the 2015 Hynes Scholarship. Michelle was recognized for her exceptional thesis: “Egg mortality and the development of wild Atlantic salmon in the Miramichi River system.” Michelle is an M.Sc. student supervised by Dr. Rick Cunjak.

Congratulations Michelle!

Pictured: Michelle Lavery receives the 2015 Hynes…

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