There is a lot of talk these days about the woodland caribou, an animal species classified as vulnerable in Quebec. The problem is far from new, but our current government, like most of its predecessors, prefers to launch studies and consultations, instead of applying the only effective remedy: tightening the screws on the forestry industry.
The threat of a federal decree still hangs over the negotiations between Ottawa and Quebec to arrive at a plan to protect the woodland caribou. Published on May 16, 2022 Source: Pierre Saint-Arnaud, La Presse Canadienne While in Montérégie on Monday, federal Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault suggested that negotiations are on the right track. "We
The author is a professor at UQAM. He co-authored this text with 37 specialists who are members of the Centre d'étude de la forêt (CEF), a strategic grouping of the Fonds de recherche du Québec - Nature et technologies (FRQNT).* Published on May 7, 2022 Source: Pierre Drapeau, Le Devoir The issue of woodland caribou
A new member has been added to the Val-d'Or herd. Source: Boualem Hadjouti, Radio-Canada The Val-d'Or caribou herd now has a new member. Last week, a calf was born in the pen where six animals are located. The new arrival was born from a mating within the same herd. The Minister of Forests, Wildlife and
Until the last minute, the Quebec Ministry of Forests tried to block the creation of many of the protected areas announced in December by the Ministry of the Environment. This is what documents obtained by La Presse reveal, despite the objections of the Ministry of Forests to their disclosure. Published on May 28, 2021 Source:
In Quebec, population health indicators, including recruitment and adult survival, indicate that almost all officially listed caribou populations are in decline. Published on May 15, 2021 Source: Guillaume Roy, Radio-Canada The picture is not very bright," said Sabrina Plante, a biologist with the Ministère de la Forêt, de la Faune et des Parcs (MFFP), during
Source: Radio-Canada Saving B.C.'s woodland caribou from extinction is clearly not as simple as protecting its habitat, according to the director of the provincial caribou recovery program. A report released earlier this week says the province's approach to preserving caribou habitat has failed and the caribou population will disappear if changes are not made soon.
Published on March 25, 2021 Source: Boualem Hadjouti, Radio-Canada A year ago, the Val-d'Or woodland caribou herd was placed in an enclosure. The Ministry of Forests, Wildlife and Parks presented this operation as an exceptional measure to try to save the herd, which now consists of six animals, after the death of one of them
SOURCE: Council of the Anishnabe Nation of Lac Simon Published on June 21, 2018 Thanks to the leadership of the Community of Lac Simon and the support of the Government of Canada The Anishinabe community of Lac Simon (Lac Simon), in collaboration with the Kitcisakik and Long Point First Nations, is proud to announce
Source: Le Devoir Published on November 1, 2017 Woodland caribou continue to decline across the country, including in Quebec," says Environment Canada. The federal government points out that no province has developed the protection plans needed to stop the destruction of the critical habitat of this endangered species. Some progress has been made in