Caribou Hunting News

Land to be Conserved in British Columbia
Canada's Environment Minister John Baird, Member of Parliament for Kootenay - Columbia Jim Abbott and representatives from the Nature Conservancy of Canada jointly announced that more than 550 square kilometres of ecologically significant land will be conserved near Creston, British Columbia, including important habitat for local species and species at risk.
British Columbia Hunting Synopsis for 2008-09 Season
The Hunting and Trapping Synopsis is a summary of the B.C. hunting and trapping regulations made under the Wildlife Act (British Columbia), prepared for the convenience of hunters and trappers. The Hunting and Trapping Synopsis sets out general hunting information, summarizes important hunting regulations, and defines the open seasons with maps indicating no hunting, no shooting, and other closed areas.
Alaska Won't Use Income Factor for Tier II Scoring
Income will not be considered when scoring this year's Tier II subsistence permit applications, the Alaska Board of Game Decided Wednesday, but it retained the option of using it in future years.
British Columbia Caribou Strategy Making Headway
Government is making progress on the planning, consultation and legal changes to protect 2.2 million hectares of mountain caribou habitat.
Caribou Decline Prompts Study in Newfoundland Labrador
The Minister of Environment and Conservation, the Honourable Charlene Johnson, announced $15.3 million in funding for a five-year scientific and management strategy of the island woodland caribou populations.
Manitoba Caribou Get a Break
Conservation Minister Stan Struthers congratulated the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society and Tembec forestry corporation for negotiating a 50-year halt to logging in woodland caribou habitats on the east side of Lake Winnipeg.
Yukon 2007 Permit Hunt Draw Results
Yukon has posted 2007 permit hunt draw results online for bison, caribou, deer, goat, moose and sheep.
Newfoundland Labrador Big Game Draw Completed
Over 49,000 applications involving almost 60,000 hunters were submitted for the big game draw this year, and another 21,721 hunters asked to advance their priority status for next year.
Newfoundland Labrador Big Game Apps Mailed
Over 80,000 applications for the 2007-08 moose and caribou draw and black bear licences have been mailed to all qualified resident big game hunters in the province. Enclosed with each application is a copy of the 2007-08 Newfoundland and Labrador Hunting and Trapping Guide.
Alaska DF&G Enhances Wolf Control Program
Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) Commissioner Denby Lloyd announced enhanced efforts to reduce wolf populations in five areas around the state.