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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.

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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