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Assessing disease prevalence and caribou health in west-central and north-western Alberta

Collecting baseline health data for Alberta caribou herds.

This project uses GPS from collared caribou to track locations of caribou mortalities. Results may be used to guide science-based restoration of caribou functional habitat across herd ranges.

  • Ongoing

    Mortality Site Visits

    Progress update:Rapid response team visits caribou mortality sites.

  • 2015

    Database built

    Progress update:Historical data and ongoing mortality site data compiled

  • 2014

    Project Begins

    Progress update:

  • Spring 2016

    Progress Report Completed

    Progress update:Preliminary results delivered to partners.

  • November 2016

    Paper Published

    Progress update:Peer reviewed paper from health data published

  • Spring 2017

    Progress Report Completed

    Progress update:Preliminary results delivered to partners.

Barry Nobert

Research Staff

Doug MacNearney

Collaborator

Karine Pigeon

Research Staff

Laura Finnegan

Program Lead

Terry Larsen

Research Staff

Tracy McKay

Research Staff

Gord Stenhouse

Program Lead

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