Study targets areas to be restored to save the Val d’Or caribou

The study confirms that the caribou's territory is highly degraded. Source: Radio Canada - Marc-André Landry The Council of the Anishnabe Nation of Lac-Simon unveiled Thursday a scientific report that confirms the importance of restoring the habitat of the Val-d'Or caribou to ensure its survival. The study commissioned by Lac-Simon was conducted by biologist Martin-Hugues

Scientific Report – Martin-Hugues St-Laurent & Jacinthe Gosselin

The maintenance and recovery of boreal populations of woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou) is a critical conservation issue across Canada, with a large majority of local populations currently in decline. These populations, also known as "woodland caribou" in Quebec, are currently recognized as vulnerable under the Quebec Act respecting threatened and vulnerable species, a status

Nearly 60 scientists denounce the abolition of caribou protection measures

Source: Le Devoir Published on December 17, 2019 Voices are being raised to denounce the Legault government's decision to cancel the protection measures on three natural territories put in place to preserve woodland caribou habitat in order to provide new areas of cutting for the forest industry. University professors and researchers are asking Quebec

Woodland Caribou: Minister Dufour Attacks National Expert

Source: David Rémillard Video content is available for this article The Minister of Forests, Wildlife and Parks accuses one of Quebec's leading woodland caribou specialists of criticizing the government from "his ivory tower" at the Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR). Minister Pierre Dufour shot his arrows at Martin-Hugues St-Laurent, professor of animal ecology at

Val-d’Or Caribou: Quebec to Slaughter Wolves, but Excludes New Protected Area

Source: Radio-Canada Published on December 4, 2019 The Quebec government plans to kill wolves this winter and proceed with the dismantling of logging roads to protect Val-d'Or's caribou. However, the Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs (MFFP) rejects the idea of full protection of the territory. The strategy chosen is not

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