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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.
Screen capture of the GIS disturbance tool in action.
  • Apr. 16, 2020
  • Blog

Caribou Habitat Disturbance Tool

Dan Wismer, our GIS analyst describes a new online tool that lets users run management scenarios to see the effects on caribou habitat.

Suzanne Stevenson

Research Staff

Lucy Poley

Collaborator

Leonie Brown

Research Staff

Cameron McClelland

Research Staff

Laura Finnegan

Program Lead

Tracy McKay

Research Staff

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