Projects

Presence of an emerging zoonotic pathogen (Borrelia burgdorferi) and an inventory of tick species and their distribution on Vancouver island

In 2008, the Centre for Coastal Health (CCH) in collaboration with the Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA) and the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) set out to inventory tick species on Vancouver Island and certain Gulf Islands, to

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Potential Impacts of American Bullfrogs (Rana catesbeiana) on Drinking Water Quality

The American bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana, was introduced into western North America in the early 1900’s as a business enterprise to supply a culinary demand for frog’s legs. Unfortunately, bullfrogs escaped or were released from these farms, and by the 1970s

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