Posts Tagged ‘caribou’

UPDATED: Ontario government proposes extension to forest regulations

January 23, 2018

Only days after a new Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry took office, the Ontario government proposed two measures to address stakeholder concerns about species at risk legislation and its relationship to forest operations. The government has posted a proposal to extend “the current regulatory approach to Crown forestry” for

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Caribou relocation in Ontario begins

January 15, 2018

The Ontario government has begun an operation to move a threatened herd of caribou from a remote island because they are being hunted by wolves. According to CTV News, the operation began on Jan. 13, and “involves rounding up the remaining caribou off Michipicoten Island in Lake Superior and transporting

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Airlift planned to move Lake Superior caribou

December 12, 2017

Ontario’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is taking steps to save a caribou herd on an island in Lake Superior by moving healthy animals to another island with an existing herd. A statement from Minister Kathryn McGarry says: “We will be transporting a suitable portion of the caribou population

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Canada and B.C. draft conservation agreement for caribou

November 28, 2017

VICTORIA – The governments of Canada and British Columbia have developed a draft conservation agreement, under the federal Species at Risk Act, to support southern mountain caribou recovery, starting with the population known as the Central Group. The agreement sets out short-, medium-, and long-term targets and immediate caribou recovery measures in the Central Group, and

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