Boots-on-the-Ground Caribou Monitoring Results

Release Date: 
August, 2017

This report presents the results from 2016, the pilot year of Boots-on-the-Ground caribou monitoring program. Boots-on-the-ground is a caribou monitoring program based on the traditional knowledge (TK) of indigenous elders and harvesters.  The objectives for the pilot year included setting up a long term traditional knowledge monitoring program for the Bathurst caribou and monitor the conditions of Bathurst herd’s summer range by focusing on indicators: (1) caribou habitat and environment, (2) caribou, (3) predators, and (4) industrial disturbance.

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