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Caribou Program

The fRI Research Caribou Program carries out applied research, in partnership with industry and the Government of Alberta, to help maintain caribou herds in Alberta into the future.

The fRI Research Caribou Program carries out applied research, in partnership with industry and the Government of Alberta to help maintain caribou herds in Alberta into the future.

A previous fRI Research program, the Woodland Caribou Program, was active from 1993 until 2005.

Moose Response to Disturbance in West-central Alberta

This project examines how moose respond to different re-vegetation trajectories on seismic lines after disturbance and different silvicultural treatments used by forestry. A re-vegetation prescription or silvicultural treatment that moose avoid may be less of a problem for caribou.

Disturbance Changes Animal Movement

Summary of a Caribou Program paper.

Controlling Mountain Pine Beetle While Maintaining Caribou Forage

Results from a Caribou Program study.

Landscape Features Associated with Caribou Predation

Results from a Caribou Program study.

Woodland Caribou Avoid Oil & Gas Wellsite Activity in Winter

Results from a recent Caribou Program paper.

Managing Wellsites to Create More Habitat for Caribou

Summary of a recent Caribou Program paper.

Suzanne Stevenson

Research Staff

Leonie Brown

Research Staff

Cameron McClelland

Research Staff

Laura Finnegan

Program Lead

Tracy McKay

Research Staff

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