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Taxonomic and functional trait diversity of wild bees in different urban settings

The main objective of this study was to describe and compare wild bee community diversity, structure, and dynamics in two Canadian cities, Montreal and Quebec City. A second objective was to compare functional trait diversity among three habitat types (cemeteries, community gardens and urban parks) within each city.

Living Campus – Reconnecting people, community and Nature

Information booklet for the Living Campus project of Dawson College.

Analysis of the effect of soil contamination on the growth and physiology of 11 Salix cultivars

This comparative analysis of willows growing on polluted soil can guide the selection of plants and techniques in bioremediation in future phytoremediation projects.

The impacts of the Cap Nature real estate project (Pierrefonds West) on ecological connectivity

Biodiversity of the macroinvertebrates of the wetlands of the city of Montreal

Description of the biodiversity patterns of benthic macroinvertebrates in Montreal wetlands, in order to develop biotic indices as environmental monitoring tools.

Towards the Establishment of a Green Infrastructure in the Region of Montreal (Quebec, Canada)

Seeking to understand the conditions that could lead to the establishment of a green infrastructure for the city.

Avian Species of the “Kestrel Fields”

A survey of  avian species found in the fields south of parc-nature du Cap-Saint-Jacques (Pierrefonds).

Impact of urbanization on specific and functional diversity in riparian forests

In urban areas, the intensity of anthropogenic disturbances transforms the composition and functioning of riparian ecosystems by mortifying many ecological services.