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  • 2018-11

    Martin, Caroline

    Canadian grasslands are continuing to experience loss in habitat and degradation in quality due to agricultural expansion and fragmentation from roads, pipelines, and transmission lines. Today, only 43% of Canadian mixed grass prairie remains. This loss and fragmentation has led to a decline in...

  • 2017

    Martin, Caroline

    This image is of a Western Meadowlark nest, a grassland-specific songbird that can be found across the prairies in the summer. Only 25-30% of Canadian grasslands remain, an area that is currently declining due to conversion into agricultural fields and fragmentation due to the construction of...

  • 2018-01-01

    Martin, Caroline

    Urban-industrial sprawl has been increasing in Canada and is associated with infrastructure development, such as highways and transmission lines. In particular, transmission line developments have been increasing globally at a rate of 5% per year, with over 230 000 km of lines existing in Canada....

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