You can read more examples of my work on my science communication business website, Wapiti Studios. I am currently available for freelance writing commissions. Please contact me at sarah.e.nason[at]gmail.com if you would like to chat!
Ducking the costs of migration: how wastewater treatment facilities are keeping mallards grounded in Alberta. Freelance article published in Science Contours.
- Pyper, M., and Nason, S. (2019) Renew Magazine Fall 2019 Issue. University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.
Reports and Knowledge Syntheses
Due to intellectual property restrictions, I cannot share work completed while I was employed at Fuse Consulting Ltd. Please refer to the Fuse website, where some of the projects I contributed to are published. You may also contact me directly (sarah.e.nason[at]gmail.com) for copies of these projects.
Design and layout
- Nason, S. (2020). Sistering Indigenous and Western Science: A Briefing Package. Produced by Fuse Consulting Ltd. for Natural Resources Canada, Edmonton, AB.
- Nason, S., Osko, T., Gillies, C., Gingras, B., and Pyper, M. (2020). Recommendations for a Wetland Crossings Monitoring Protocol: A report for the Foothills Stream Crossing Partnership. Produced by Fuse Consulting Ltd., Circle T Consulting, FPInnovations, and Ducks Unlimited Canada for fRI Research, Hinton, AB.
- Nason, S., and Pyper, M. (2019). Beyond Beetle: A Guide to Managing Lodgepole Pine Stands in Alberta After Mountain Pine Beetle Outbreak. Produced by Fuse Consulting Ltd. for Dr. Ellen Macdonald, University of Alberta.
- Pyper, M., and Nason, S. (2019) fRI Research Migratory Birds Program Scoping: Evaluating the potential for a new program in Alberta. Produced by Fuse Consulting Ltd. for fRI Research, Hinton, AB.
- Nason, S., Kelly, C. D., Brichieri-Colombi, T., Lloyd, N., & Moehrenschlager, A. (2021). Maximizing the effectiveness of qualitative systematic reviews: a case study on terrestrial arthropod translocations. Biological Conservation 254: 108948.
- Nason, S., & Kelly, C. D. (2020). Benefits of multiple mating in a sexually dimorphic polygynandrous insect. Animal Behaviour 164: 65-72.
- Nason, S., & Kelly, C. D. (2020). Equal fitness among alternative mating strategies in a harem polygynous insect. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 287: 20200975.
- Haines, J., Nason, S., Skurdal, A., Bourchier, T., & Hämäläinen, A. (2020). Sex- and context- specific effects of personality on fitness but no link to life history in red squirrels. Animal Behaviour 167: 23-39.
- Tierney, K., Welsh, P. O., Mills, M., Nason, S., Barreda, D., & Paszkowski, C. A. 2017. Mallards (Anas platyrhynchos) and wastewater ponds, Part II: Developmental, physiological, morphological, and behavioural effects of ingestion of secondary clarified effluent water. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 143: 336 – 343. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2017.04.021.
Due to intellectual property restrictions, I cannot share work completed while I was employed at Fuse Consulting Ltd. You may contact me directly (sarah.e.nason[at]gmail.com) for copies of these blog posts.
- “Our Land”: A Spotlight on Indigenous-led Conservation of Kitaskino Nuwenëné Wildland Park. Blog published on CPAWS Northern Alberta website.
- Budgeting for arts and communications in scientific grants. Article published on Lifeology.
- Recent study in Southern Alberta shows loss of grasslands across the landscape, with implications for fire risk and fire history. Article published on Landscapes in Motion by Fuse Consulting Ltd.
- A Wildfire Story: Decoding the Past with Tree Scars. Co-authored article published on Landscapes in Motion by Fuse Consulting Ltd.
- Madison Grant and the Eugenics History of Conservation. Article published on Rapid Ecology.
- Scaring Marmots with Taxidermy: my ReNewZoo Internship. Story published on ReNewZoo website and internal newsletter.
- How Improvisation and Acting can Boost Your Science (Really!). Article published on Rapid Ecology.
- We are more than just graduate students: we are academia’s unacknowledged workforce. Opinion published on Rapid Ecology.
- Pioneering a genre: where environmentalist films like Okja need to go next. Film review published on Le Beagle.
- Dream job: Rose Hanley-Nickolls, New Zealand park ranger. Interview published on Le Beagle.
- Why do bachelors exist in the animal world? Article published on ZMEScience.
- Between a Meme and a Hard Place: How Accredited Zoos Could Turn a Conflicted Millenial Market. Invited article for CAZA Connections [newsletter for members of Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums].