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Andrea Morehouse

Andrea Morehouse is the Science and Stewardship Coordinator for the Waterton Biosphere Reserve Association (WBRA). In this role, Andrea works to effectively engage community members, managers, and scientists to develop and implement scientifically sound and socially workable wildlife conservation strategies for a variety of the WBRA’s programs, including the Alberta Emerald Award-winning Carnivores and Communities Program. Andrea also owns and operates Winisk Research and Consulting, a private research and consulting group that helps governments and private entities address issues and answer questions related to large carnivores in multi-use landscapes. Andrea earned a B.Sc. degree in biology from Tufts University and worked on various wildlife projects across North America before moving to Alberta in 2007 to pursue graduate degrees. Andrea completed her M.Sc. and Ph.D., and a subsequent postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Alberta, studying large carnivore conflicts with agricultural land uses and grizzly bear population ecology in southwestern Alberta.  Andrea also serves on the board of directors for the WBRA, is a 2017 Wilburforce Fellow in Conservation Science, is president-elect of the Alberta Chapter of The Wildlife Society, and is active in other professional societies.