Dr. Brent Patterson, a research scientist with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry and an adjunct professor at Trent University will provide a presentation on: Wolves and Coyotes in Ontario. Brent joined the MNRF as a research scientist in 2001 and has been an adjunct professor at Trent University since that time as well. His research involves studying wolves, coyotes, deer and moose in both temperate and boreal regions. Prior to joining the MNR Brent worked for 3 years as a biologist for the Government of Nunavut in the central Canadian Arctic where he worked with caribou, muskox and wolverine. Brent has a M.S. in Wildlife and Conservation Biology from Acadia University, and a Ph.D. in biology from the University of Saskatchewan.