Our Research

Current Research

Individuals interested in conducting research at rare are encouraged to contact us to discuss their research ideas and needs. All researchers must file an Application to Conduct Research prior to initiating their project.

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City living: the influence of urban induced environmental and maternal stress on early rates of neurogenesis in eastern grey squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis)

Alannah Grant, MsC Candidate

University of Guelph, Department of Integrative Biology

Reimagining historic forests, measuring tree growth and reproduction, and understanding tree range expansion

Dr. Andrew Trant

University of Waterloo, School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability

Examining the impact of environmental stressors on bumble bee queen movement

Dr. Amanda Liczner, Postdoctoral Research Fellow

University of Guelph, School of Environmental Sciences

Conserving the Buzz—Conserving at-risk bumble bees through conservation breeding, field research, biodiversity monitoring, community science, and outreach

Sarah MacKell, Lead Biologist

Wildlife Preservation Canada, Native Pollinator Initiative

Biological control of introduced Phragmites australis

Michael McTavish, Postdoctoral Fellow

University of Toronto, Institute of Forestry and Conservation

Carbon dynamics in southern Ontario swamps

Megan Schmidt, PhD Candidate

University of Waterloo, Department of Geography and Environmental Management