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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

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
August 1, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 203 - WRRB Reasons for Decision Final Report w/ Corrected Appendix – Sahtì Ekwǫ̀ (Bluenose-East Caribou) Herd

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

Decisions and Recommendations
June 18, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 202 - WRRB Reasons for Decision Final Report – Sahtì Ekwǫ̀ (Bluenose-East Caribou) Herd

This is 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"
.

Decisions and Recommendations
May 31, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 045 - Assessing the Impacts of Summer Range on Bathurst Caribou’s Productivity and Abundance since 1985

Keywords: Barren Ground Caribou; Late-Winter Calf:Cow Ratio; Summer Range; Leaf Biomass; Phenology; Remote Sensing

Science
May 15, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 201 - Undertaking #1, Part B, ENR to WRRB, 2019 Bluenose-East Caribou Herd Public Hearing

This is Undertaking #1, Part B requested of ENR by the WRRB to provide the Bluenose-East Caribou Herd 2018 calving ground survey report by May 10, 2019.

Undertakings
May 6, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 200 - Undertaking #3, TG to WRRB, 2019 Bluenose-East Caribou Herd Public Hearing

This is Undertaking #3 requested of Tłı̨chǫ Government by the WRRB to provide a summary of the progress that has been made in relation to WRRB recommendations made in 2010 and 2016 as per the list provided by Dr. Allice Legat, with a deadline for submission of April 30, 2019.

Undertakings
April 30, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 199 - Undertaking #4, TG to WRRB, 2019 Bluenose-East Caribou Herd Public Hearing

This is Undertaking #4 requested of Tłı̨chǫ Government by the WRRB to provide available harvest information, up to and including April 26, 2019.

Undertakings
April 26, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 191 - Predator control should not be a shot in the dark

Key words: predator control methods, rigours test, lethal methods, non-lethal methods, livestock, effectiveness

Science
April 26, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 194 - 2016 Reasons for Decisions Related to a Joint Proposal for the Management of the Bathurst Ɂekwǫ̀ (Barren-ground caribou) Herd - PART B

This is the WRRB's Part B, Reasons for Decision report for the 2016 Bathurst Caribou Joint Management Proposal.

General
April 26, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 198 - WRRB to TG - Re: Undertaking #3 Extension Request and Clarification

This is a letter of response from the WRRB to TG re: Undertaking #3 extension request and clarification.

Correspondence
April 26, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 189 - Yellowknives Dene First Nation Final Written Argument

This is the Yellowknives Dene First Nation's final written argument for the the 2019 Sahtì Ekwǫ̀ (Bluenose-East caribou) joint management proposal.

Correspondence
April 26, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 195 - GNWT and TG Joint Proposal on Management Actions for the Bathurst Ekwǫ̀ (Barren-ground caribou) Herd: 2019 – 2021

This is the GNWT and TG's Bathurst Caribou Joint Management Proposal submission to the WRRB for 2019.

General
April 26, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 197 - Tłı̨chǫ Government Final Written Argument

This is Tłı̨chǫ Government's final written argument for the the 2019 Sahtì Ekwǫ̀ (Bluenose-East caribou) joint management proposal.

Correspondence
April 26, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 196 - ENR Final Written Argument

This is ENR's final written argument for the the 2019 Sahtì Ekwǫ̀ (Bluenose-East caribou) joint management proposal.

Correspondence
April 26, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 190 - Predator Bounties in Western Canada Cause Animal Suffering and Compromise Wildlife Conservation Efforts

Keywords: animal welfare; bounty; predators; shooting; snares; strychnine

Science

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