How will we recover boreal caribou in Alberta, and why?

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Woodland caribou (boreal population) have been listed as Threatened in Canada. Provinces like Alberta are now responsible for developing plans to help this iconic Canadian species recover and become self-sustaining. Learn how the high density of linear features in Alberta’s boreal forest puts caribou at risk – and how this presents a unique opportunity for swift conservation action. 

This infographic illustrates the challenges facing boreal caribou in Alberta, including a high density of linear features and high predation rates by wolves. Learn how the province of Alberta is addressing this problem as part of their draft range plan for the Little Smoky and A La Peche caribou ranges.

Keywords: caribou, Alberta, infographic, boreal, seismic

 

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