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Impact of careful logging on availability of woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou) and moose (Alces alces) forage and habitat in northeastern Ontario lowland black spruce stands

Sarah K. Proceviat

Impact of careful logging on availability of woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou) and moose (Alces alces) forage and habitat in northeastern Ontario lowland black spruce stands

by Sarah K. Proceviat

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Published by Laurentian University, School of Graduate Studies and Research in Sudbury, Ont .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSarah K. Proceviat.
SeriesCanadian theses = Thèses canadiennes
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 120 l.
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22153638M
ISBN 100612856488
OCLC/WorldCa57207897

  “Woodland caribou are probably North America’s harbor the tree lichen woodland caribou subsist on. Logging has also of hope” but is careful to get too excited over the small yearly. The migratory woodland caribou refers to two herds of Rangifer tarandus (known as caribou in North America) that are included in the migratory woodland ecotype of the subspecies Rangifer tarandus caribou or woodland caribou that live in Nunavik, Québec, and Labrador: the Leaf River caribou herd (LRCH) and the George River caribou herd (GRCH) south of Ungava Bay.

According to one recent study, if current logging trends continue, 30% of woodland caribou could be gone within 15 years. Here at Ben & Jerry’s, we are committed to sustainability. That means that we seek materials that are responsibly sourced, including paper packaging that . We offer incredible Mountain Caribou hunting on over 3, square miles of remote northern British Columbia wilderness. We limit the number of hunters we take each year to keep the hunting pressure low, our hunters have very high success rates and take some enormous Caribou each year. We can take rifle and bow hunters.

Impact (Impækt: noun) – the sudden and powerful positive or negative effect something has on a situation, process, or the scientific community, the effect that a research program has on society is described as the work’s positive “impact.” Where once it was considered enough to publish findings in respectable journals and move on, there is an increasing movement to assess. Managing the Woodland Caribou Provincial Park effectively is a balance of monitoring and ensuring the integrity of the Park, while promoting visitation of adventure seekers. The Park Manager's ultimate mission is to move increasingly towards "more wilderness and less motorized use" through careful planning and measuring of progress.


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Impact of careful logging on availability of woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou) and moose (Alces alces) forage and habitat in northeastern Ontario lowland black spruce stands by Sarah K. Proceviat Download PDF EPUB FB2

Proceviat S. Impact of careful logging on availability of woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou) and moose (Alces alces) forage and habitat in northeastern Ontario lowland blackspruce stands.

Laurentian University. Cited by: 6. effects of habitat change on nutrition, and nutrition’s effects on woodland caribou across Canada have been1 and currently remain2 largely non-existent. Therefore, increasing the depth and breadth of scientific information on the role of habitat in sustaining caribou populations will.

Proceviat S. Impact of careful logging on availability of woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou) and moose (Alces alces) forage and habitat in northeastern Ontario lowland blackspruce stands.

The Recovery Strategy for the Woodland Caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou), Boreal Population in Canada (EC, ), identifies coordinated actions to reclaim woodland caribou habitat as a key step.

Woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou) represent a classic case of a species in decline resulting from novel predator-prey ecology. There is broad agreement that predation, facilitated by habitat alteration, is causing the decline and extirpation of local subpopulations (Environment Canada, ; Festa-Bianchet et al., ).Cited by: 1.

Movements, sex and age structure, and habitat selection of adult woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou) were examined in relation to clear-cutting on summer range in east-central Newfoundland during – We obtained locations of 35 radio-collared caribou during at least two consecutive summers.

The literature available on the effects of snowmobile disturbance on caribou and other ungulate species may give managers some idea as to where further study should be directed and what steps should be taken to minimise conflicts in the meantime.

Avoidance activity of caribou may involve having to run through deep snow, leave. Woodland Caribou are facing disturbance on all levels and low birth rates coupled with high calf mortality rates means populations are very susceptible to stress.

The federal government released a proposed recovery strategy for the boreal Woodland Caribou in August,but it is significantly weaker than it needs to be. The Alberta Woodland Caribou Recovery Plan /05 – /14 stated two recovery goals: to achieve self-sustaining woodland caribou herds and maintain the distribution of caribou in Alberta; and to ensure long-term caribou habitat requirements are met.

The Cree First Nation of Waswanipi, Que. is fighting to protect one of Quebec's last remaining virgin boreal forests and its at-risk caribou population from forestry development.

Nearly a dozen caribou is all that remains in the United States today, and the Canadian population to the north continues to shrink as well. Canada's Boreal Forest is one of the last great refuges for woodland caribou, but even that is being destroyed by logging, roads and pipelines [2].

This federal Action Plan for Woodland Caribou, Boreal Population (herein referred to as “boreal caribou”) presents the recovery measures the federal government is taking or plans to take to help achieve the recovery goal and population and distribution objectives, as identified in the Recovery Strategy for the Woodland Caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou), Boreal population, in Canada.

Wildfire can rapidly alter the forage availability for boreal ungulates such as woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou Gmelin, ).Since fire decreases available lichens, a crucial food source for caribou, it may be an important determinant of caribou range use and demography.

Caribou are an iconic species, featured prominently on Canada’s cent coin. Boreal woodland caribou are a variety of caribou, related to the caribou living in the north. Boreal caribou live in forests, and travel much shorter distances every year, if at all. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The effects of forest harvesting on ungulates depend upon how strongly logging has induced those vegetation changes. Given that primary productivity varies along latitudinal gradients, the effects of logging activities on moose–caribou–wolf interactions could also vary from South to North.

However, empirical evidence is lacking. Farther south in Canada, logging and other human activities have led to a steady decline in numbers of woodland and mountain caribou. Yet, according to University of Montana caribou expert Mark Hebblewhite, Environment Canada has dragged its feet for years on creating reserves and migration corridors for these caribou sub-species.

The conversion of old-growth conifer forests, forest-dwelling caribou’s prime habitat, into early seral stages of mixed forests following commercial logging, as well as the presence of anthropogenic features like road networks, are recognized as two major human-induced habitat modifications impeding caribou population recovery.

The southern Selkirk subpopulation of woodland caribou were first listed as endangered in In response to a petition to delist the southern Selkirk subpopulation, the U.S.

Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced a final rule in listing the entire southern mountain caribou DPS, which includes the southern Selkirk subpopulation. At the end of the 's Cornelia Crosby raised her rifle, took careful aim at a caribou and pulled the trigger.

With a mighty boom that echoed in the woods, the last recorded caribou shot in. I hunted Woodland Caribou with Dean Crocker of Deep Country Lodge.

This Caribou was scored 4/8, which makes the B&C book. The outfitter told me it was one of the best Caribou taken there. The lodge is extremely comfortable and the food was great. I highly recommend this outfitter to other hunters needing a Woodland Caribou or Canada Moose.The available maps for Woodland Caribou Provincial Park present a trade-off: The small scale 1 x 50, Canadian topographic maps offer lots of detail except for showing very few of the portages.

The official, larger scale park map shows less of the area’s detail–and no topographical information–but does mark the park’s portages.Woodland caribou in this area inhabit dense, lowland forests that are roughly 4, feet (1, m) below their summer range during part of each winter.

In lowland areas, woodland caribou favor flat, poorly drained areas interspersed with open bogs, meadows and ponds, and mature forests near the open ice of .