Darcy Doran-Myers


I came to the University of Alberta after working on various projects on North and South American felids, including projects on bobcats, pumas, jaguars, and ocelots.  I have focused primarily on studying predators using non-invasive survey methods like camera trapping, DNA collection, and tracking. My Master’s project is a methodology study focused on estimating lynx density using four different non-invasive data collection methods and several analyses. I hope that this work will improve estimates of lynx and similar taxa density for scientific, management, and conservation purposes. In the future I look forward to applying these methods in different systems to inform species conservation efforts.