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Can We Manage Caribou Ranges Differently and Have Strong Economies?

October 23, 2018

The following report by eminent natural resource economist Dr. Thomas Michael Power found that managing lands for woodland caribou recovery can grow the economy in the Bistcho-Yates caribou range lands of northwest Alberta. The October 2018 report was commissioned by Alberta Wilderness Association, David Suzuki Foundation and Harmony Foundation to evaluate a caribou restoration economy.

 

Download the full report here:

The Economic Impact of Restoring Woodland Caribou Habitat in the Bistcho and Yates Ranges in Northwestern Alberta

When citizens and their representatives in government fail to place a high value on wilderness as a resource in itself, then its disappearance – especially in reasonably accessible locations – is swift and certain.
- Bruce M. Litteljohn and Douglas H. Pimlott, “Why Wilderness?”, 1971
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