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Current Proceedings: 

  • 2019 Bluenose East Caribou Proceeding – Level 3

On January 14, 2019, the WRRB received the “Joint Proposal on Management Actions for the Bluenose-East Ɂekwǫ̀ (Barren-ground caribou) Herd 2019-2021” outlining proposed management actions for the Bluenose-East caribou herd in Wek’èezhìı. The WRRB considers any restriction of harvest or component of harvest as the establishment of a Total Allowable Harvest and in such cases is required to hold a public hearing. The WRRB has determined that the proposed management actions are such that the Board must undertake a Level 3 review, as per its Rule for Management Proposals.

 

  • 2019 Bathurst Caribou Proceeding – Level 2

On January 22, 2019, the WRRB received the “Joint Proposal on Management Actions for the Bathurst Ɂekwǫ̀ (Barren-ground caribou) Herd 2019-2021” outlining proposed management actions for the Bathurst caribou herd in Wek’èezhìı. Following an initial assessment of the Bathurst management proposal, the Board has determined that a Level 2 review is appropriate, as per its Rule for Management Proposals.

Latest Documents

December 4, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 047 - GNWT's Initial Response to the WRRB's 2019 Reasons for Decision Report for the Kokèetì Ekwǫ̀ (Bathurst Caribou) Herd

This is GNWT's initial response to the WRRB's final 2019 Reasons for Decision Report for the Kǫk’èetı̀ Eekwǫ̀ (Bathurst Caribou) Herd related to the joint management proposal, entitled "Joint Proposal on Management Actions for the Bathurst Ɂekwǫ (Barren-ground caribou) Herd 2019 – 2021".

Correspondence
November 14, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 046 - GNWT and TG Request for Extension to respond to the 2019 Reasons for Decision Report for the Kǫk’èetı̀ Eekwǫ̀ (Bathurst Caribou) Herd

The GNWT and TG requested to extend the timeline for response on the 2019 Reasons for Decision Report for the Kǫk’èetı̀ Eekwǫ̀ (Bathurst Caribou) Herd to December 6, 2019. The WRRB has granted the extension.

Correspondence
November 4, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 045 - WRRB's Response to TG's Initial Letter RE: 2019 Reasons for Decision Report for the Kokèetì Ekwǫ̀ (Bathurst Caribou) Herd

This is the WRRB's response to TG's intitial letter re: 2019 Reasons for Decision Report for the Kǫk’èetı̀ Eekwǫ̀ (Bathurst Caribou) Herd related to the joint management proposal, entitled "Joint Proposal on Management Actions for the Bathurst Ɂekwǫ (Barren-ground caribou) Herd 2019 – 2021".

Correspondence
November 1, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 044 - TG's Initial Response to the WRRB's 2019 Reasons for Decision Report for the Kokèetì Ekwǫ̀ (Bathurst Caribou) Herd

This is TG's initial response to the WRRB's final 2019 Reasons for Decision Report for the Kǫk’èetı̀ Eekwǫ̀ (Bathurst Caribou) Herd related to the joint management proposal, entitled "Joint Proposal on Management Actions for the Bathurst Ɂekwǫ (Barren-ground caribou) Herd 2019 – 2021".

Correspondence
October 10, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 043 - WRRB Reasons for Decision Final Report – Kǫk’èetı̀ ekwǫ̀ (Bathurst Caribou) Herd

This is the WRRB's final 2019 Reasons for Decision Report for the Kǫk’èetı̀ ekwǫ̀ (Bathurst Caribou) Herd related to the joint management proposal, entitled "Joint Proposal on Management Actions for the Bathurst Ɂekwǫ (Barren-ground caribou) Herd 2019 – 2021".

Decisions and Recommendations
September 3, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 204 - GNWT and TG's Response to the WRRB's 2019 Reasons for Decision Report for the Sahtì Ekwǫ̀ (Bluenose-East Caribou) Herd

This is GNWT and TG's response to the WRRB's final 2019 Reasons for Decision Report for the Sahtì Ekwǫ̀ (Bluenose-East Caribou) Herd related to the joint management proposal, entitled "Joint Proposal on Management Actions for the Bluenose-East Ɂekwǫ (Barren-ground caribou) Herd 2019 – 2021".

Correspondence
September 3, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 042 - GNWT and TG's Response to the WRRB's 2019 Reasons for Decision Report for the Sahtì Ekwǫ̀ (Bluenose-East Caribou) Herd

This is GNWT and TG's response to the WRRB's final 2019 Reasons for Decision Report for the Sahtì Ekwǫ̀ (Bluenose-East Caribou) Herd related to the joint management proposal, entitled "Joint Proposal on Management Actions for the Bluenose-East Ɂekwǫ (Barren-ground caribou) Herd 2019 – 2021".

Correspondence
August 20, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 023 - “These Trees Have Stories to Tell” Linking Denésƍliné Knowledge and Dendroecology in the Monitoring of Barren-ground Caribou Movements in the Northwest Territories, Canada

Key words: Indigenous methodological framework; dendroecology; oral history analysis; caribou movement patterns: Lutsel K’e Dene First Nation; Participatory Action Research (PAR); ethnography; community-based research; participant observation

Traditional knowledge
August 20, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 024 - BATHURST CARIBOU RANGE PLAN DRAFT 2018

Key words: GNWT-ENR; management; cumulative impacts; Bathurst caribou; caribou habitat; Caribou People; human-caused disturbance; natural (fire) disturbance in the Bathurst

Science
August 20, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 029 - Monitoring the Relationship between People and Caribou

Key words: Tłı̨chǫ laws; human behaviour; caribou; relationships; caribou populations; migration patterns; Tłı̨chǫ indicators of change

Traditional knowledge
August 20, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 019 - An Estimate of Breeding Females and Analyses of Demographics For The Bathurst Herd of Barren-ground Caribou: 2012 Calving Ground Photographic Survey

Key words: calving ground photo survey; Bathurst barren-ground caribou; breeding females estimate; collared caribou; systematic reconnaissance surveys; calving status; caribou density

Science
August 20, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 022 - Calf Production and Adult Sex Ratio in the Bathurst and Bluenose East Herds of Barren-Ground Caribou 2006-2016

Key words: monitoring; calf production; adult sex ratio; barren-ground caribou; Bathurst and Bluenose East herds; composition surveys

Science
August 20, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 025 - A conceptual model for migratory tundra caribou to explain and predict why shifts in spatial fidelity of breeding cows to their calving grounds are infrequent

Key words: calving grounds; gregariousness; spatial fidelity; mechanisms; Rangifer tarandus

Traditional knowledge
August 20, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 021 - Caribou Consumption in Northern Canadian Communities

Key words: health; caribou (Rangifer tarandus); caribou consumption levels; diet quality; opportunity costs; out-of-pocket costs; household employment activity

Traditional knowledge
August 20, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 018 - Analysis of environmental, temporal, and spatial factors affecting demography of the Bathurst and Bluenose-East caribou herds.

Key words: Bathurst caribou; Bluenose-East caribou; survival and productivity rates; environmental variables; temporal variables; spatial variables; integrated population demographic model; environmental covariates

Science

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