‘Mind the Gap’ – Alberta’s First Caribou Range Plans Lack Near-Term Habitat Targets, Sideline Indigenous Priorities
June 23, 2022
Wild Lands Advocate article by: Carolyn Campbell, Conservation Director
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Caribou habitat in Alberta’s boreal forests and wetland ecosystems has been fragmented and degraded by extensive human access networks and industrial infrastructure, including seismic lines, cutblocks, well sites, roads, trails and pipelines. The combined impacts remove intact connected wetlands and older forest areas that caribou rely upon to minimise encounters with predators.