M, Fuirst. Organic vs fast food: Herring gulls make diet choices, too. Tuckernuck News. Fall 2017: 3-4. (Link)
M, Fuirst. Where do Canada jays go on summer vacation? Algonquin Wildlife Research Station Blog. October 2020: 1-2 (Link)
M, Fuirst. Algonquin Jays in Decline. Muskoka Steward. Winter 2021: 2 (Link).
M, Fuirst. Changing gulls in a changing world. The Sandpiper, Winter 2021, 1 (Link).
M, Fuirst. Canada jays on the air. The Raven, Winter 2021 (Link).
M, Fuirst. Ice, ice, babies: the winter breeding Canada jays of Algonquin Park. Algonquin Life Magazine. Winter 2021.
Popular Science Outreach
I regularly do science outreach through public seminar talks and workshops.
Public Talks and Workshops:
I gave a public talk and Q&A to the Arcteryx Toronto store on the Canada jay research in Algonquin Park.
I gave a talk to the Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve on the applications of biologging devices to monitor foraging and dispersal movements in birds.
I gave a talk to the Long Beach Island Science and Art Foundation on the human impacts on coastal seabird ecology.
I gave a talk to the Algonquin Wildlife Research Station on the Canada jay study in Algonquin Provincial Park.
I gave a talk to the Integrative Biology Student Seminar Series on radio-tracking Canada jays in Algonquin Provincial Park.
I gave a talk at the Algonquin Wildlife Research Station on applications of radio-telemetry for wildlife management and conservation.
I ran an introduction to radio-telemetry workshop for undergraduate students at the Algonquin Wildlife Research Station (Photo by Samatha Stephens below)
I ran an introduction to mist-netting workshop for undergraduate students at the Algonquin Wildlife Research Station
For more examples of outreach see my CV
Photo below: Samantha Stephens
Photo: Here I am explaining how to properly identify and sex an adult ovenbird during a mist-netting workshop I ran at the Algonquin Wildlife Research Station