This project will study how well site activity and re-vegetation influence caribou behaviour and survival. Understanding caribou response to development and restoration will improve caribou recovery planning.
Caribou behaviour and calving success in relation to oil and gas development: are all disturbances created equal?
- October 2015
Progress update: The team coordinates with partners and starts collecting data
- April 2016
Year 1 Interim Report Delivered
Progress update: Preliminary results delivered to partners.
- October 2016
Year 1 Report
Progress update: Data analysed and report written.
- May 2017
Year 2 Report
Progress update: The analysis was updated with year 2 data and written up.
- May 2017
Preliminary Results Presented
Progress update: Presentation for the Canadian Society of Ecology and Evolution in Victoria, BC
- August 2017
Data Collection Complete
Progress update: Field work collected from June through August.
- September 2017
Data Analysis Underway
Progress update: Papers and final report in in production.
- October 2017
Progress update: Final report delivered to partners.
Paper from the Caribou Program.
Caribou Program final report for BCOGRIS.
Caribou Program interim report prepared for BCOGRIS.
Caribou and Wolf Habitat Selection in Relation to Oil and Gas Wells: are all disturbances created equal?
Caribou Program presentation by Doug MacNearney for the BC Oil and Gas Research and Innovation Society.
Laura Finnegan presenting at the PTAC Ecological Issues Forum.