Ottawa Moves to Preserve Home for the Woodland Caribou

Publication: The Globe and Mail

Author: Gloria Galloway

07/13/2011 - The federal government is on the verge of completing a recovery plan for the woodland caribou, which has disappeared from the Maritimes and is losing ground in Ontario and the West as human development pushes further northward.

The Pew Environment Group, a major U.S. conservation organization, and the Canadian Boreal Initiative, which promotes conservation in the boreal forest, wrote letters on Tuesday to the federal government and to provinces that still harbour a woodland caribou population.


While the Pew Group and the Canadian Boreal Initiative said urgent action from governments is needed, they lauded the work of some provinces, especially Ontario.

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