Alpha Wildlife Team
Director of Science
B.Sc. – Biology – University of Montreal, Quebec
M.Sc – Biology – University of Quebec at Montreal, Quebec
Ph.D. – Zoology – University of Guelph, Ontario
Gilbert Proulx obtained a B.Sc. from the University of Montreal, an M.Sc. from the University of Quebec at Montreal, and a Ph.D. from the University of Guelph. He is a Certified Wildlife Biologist of The Wildlife Society. He has 46 years of field experience as a wildlife biologist. He has conducted research across Canada and in part of the United States. He has tracked animals in Africa, South America, Asia, and Australia. He was Guest Editor for many scientific journals and is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Canadian Wildlife Biology & Management. He was the Chair of the Martes Working Group for 20 years.
Gilbert has published 16 textbooks and field guides on wildlife conservation and management, and 168 refereed papers in scientific journals and books. His main research interests focus on mammals, particularly in forest and agriculture ecosystems:
i) searching solutions to conflicts between humans and wildlife;
ii) studying the habitat requirements of species at risk and species of economic importance;
iii) developing new technology to capture and study animals; and
iv) producing textbooks, field guides, and educational material for the public, wildlife professionals and managers.
- 1989 Nelson-Hooper Award of the Western Section of The Wildlife Society for best technical presentation.
- 2003 Prix Reconnaissance from the University of Quebec at Montreal for his outstanding wildlife career.
- 2012 Choice Magazine Award for Outstanding Academic Titles for his Cornell University Press book entitled Biology and conservation of martens, sables, and fishers: a new synthesis, which he co-edited with four other colleagues.
Gilbert’s peer-reviewed scientific presentations are available at:
B.Ed. – McGill University
Pauline oversees all business and legal issues. She is Associate Editor for the Canadian Wildlife Biology & Management journal.
Pauline also provides technical assistance in research programs in wildlife conservation.
Pauline’s publications are available at:
Alpha Wildlife Teams
Alpha Wildlife Research and Management employs specialists with extensive field experience and proven track records in wildlife ecology, forestry, agriculture, veterinary medicine, and related fields.