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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

March 25, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 160 - Bluenose-East Caribou: Technical Summary, GNWT-ENR, ACCWM Meeting Nov. 20-22, 2018

This is the technical summary provided by ENR to the ACCWM at its 3rd Annual Status Meeting on November 20-22, 2018.

General
March 25, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 159 - Saving endangered species using adaptive management

Key words: adaptive management, conservation, predator-prey dynamics, apparent competition, ecosystem experiment

Science
March 19, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 154 - Notice of Revised Schedule

Following discussions with the ENR, TG and the Intervenors during the pre-hearing conference on March 18, 2019, the WRRB has determined that the deadline for the submission of hearing presentations should be extended for the 2019 Sahtì Ekwǫ̀ (Bluenose-East caribou) Herd Public Hearing. 

General
March 19, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 156 - Notice of Public Hearing

The WRRB wishes to advise that its Public Hearing related to the 2019 Sahtì Ekwǫ̀ (Bluenose-East caribou) Herd Joint Management Proposal is scheduled for April 9-11, 2019 in Behchokǫ̀, NT at the Behchokǫ̀ Cultural Centre. The Hearing will begin daily at 9:30 a.m. MDT and go to 4:30 p.m. MDT. Daily opportunities for the general public to make statements will be provided.  

General
March 19, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 155 - Revised Work Plan for the Bluenose-East Caribou Herd Management Proposal

This is the WRRB's revised work plan for the Sahtì Ekwǫ̀ (Bluenose-East caribou) herd management proposal.  The purpose of the work plan is to outline the processes and timelines to be followed for the sahtì ekwǫ̀ herd joint management proposal. This work plan is subject to change.

Schedule
March 19, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 157 - Public Hearing Instructions, 2019 Bluenose-East Caribou Herd Public Hearing

These are the instructions for the 2019 Sahtì Ekwǫ̀ (Bluenose-East caribou) Herd Public Hearing, scheduled for April 9-11, 2019 Behchokǫ̀, NT.  

General
March 19, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 158 - Draft Public Hearing Agenda, 2019 Bluenose-East Caribou Herd Public Hearing

This is the draft agenda for the 2019 Sahtì Ekwǫ̀ (Bluenose-East caribou) Herd Public Hearing, scheduled for April 9-11, 2019 Behchokǫ̀, NT.

General
March 15, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 061 - Caribou migration and the state of their habitat

Keywords: Dogrib, caribou, knowledge, oral narratives, harvesters, migration patterns, boreal forest

Traditional knowledge
March 15, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 125 - Subpopulation structure of caribou (Rangifer tarandus L.) in arctic and subarctic Canada - Abstract

Key words: arctic, calving grounds, caribou, clustering, fuzzy clustering, hierarchical linkage, home range, path length, Rangifer tarandus, space use, subarctic, subpopulation

Science
March 15, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 066 - Vulnerability analysis of the Porcupine Caribou Herd to potential development of the 1002 lands in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska

Keywords: risk assessment, decline, potential impacts, subsistence role, climate

Science
March 15, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 059 - Non-invasive assessment of the interrelationships of diet, pregnancy rate, group composition, and physiological and nutritional stress of barren-ground caribou in late winter

Keywords: barren-ground, survival, declining herd, pregnancy status, monitoring, habitat

Science
March 15, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 065 - Local and population-level responses of Greater sage-grouse to oil and gas development and climatic variation in Wyoming

Keywords Lek counts, Greater sage-grouse, Pacific Decadal Oscillation, Climate, Population dynamics, Oil and gas

Science
March 15, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 068 - Trails of Our Ancestors - Building a Nation

Keywords: elders, stories, Tlicho ancestry, Wekeezhii, students

Science
March 15, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 063 - Fecal hormones as a non-invasive population monitoring method of reindeer

Keywords: populations, reindeer, caribou, non-invasive, calf, pregnancy, monitoring, management

Science
March 15, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 064 - Survival analysis in telemetry studies: the staggered entry design

Keywords: survival, framework, birds, deaths, mammal, capturing

Science

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