Caribou Hunting News

Insular Newfoundland Caribou Initiative
Minster of Environment and Conservation Clyde Jackman announced today that a two-year, $3 million strategy to examine 10 of the major caribou populations in the province will commence this fiscal year.
Barren-ground Caribou Management Strategy
A strategy to guide the management of barren-ground caribou herds in the Northwest Territories (NWT) was released today by Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) Minister, Honourable Michael Miltenberger.
Hunters Asked to Participate in the Bathurst Caribou Herd Monitoring Program
Staff at the North Slave Regional office of Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) are asking for help from Northwest Territories (NWT) hunters through their participation in a monitoring program that samples harvested barren-ground caribou.
Hunting Season Closed to Protect Nelchina Caribou
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has closed caribou hunting on land accessible from the Taylor Highway south of Chicken to protect animals from the Nelchina Herd which have moved into the area during the past week.
Barren-ground Caribou Survey Results Released
Results from a July 2005 survey show a decline in populations of the Cape Bathurst, Bluenose West and Bluenose East caribou herds. The results were presented to the Wildlife Management Advisory Council (Northwest Territories) at meetings in Whitehorse on September 10th and 11th.
Hunters Charged Under Endangered Species Act
In provincial court in Happy Valley-Goose Bay on Thursday, November 18, 2004, three hunters from Quebec were convicted of killing Red Wine Woodland Caribou - a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. The charges result from the incident of April 10, 2003, at which time conservation officers with the Department of Natural Resources seized 14 animals.
Caribou Recovery Support Funding
The Province has committed $800,000, and has appointed Kevin Jardine as Provincial Species-at-Risk Recovery Co-ordinator, to accelerate progress on the recovery of mountain caribou and other species at risk, Water, Land and Air Protection Minister Bill Barisoff announced.
Recovery Strategy Released for Woodland Caribou Herds
The strategy identifies recovery goals and objectives for the Lac Joseph, Red Wine Mountains and Mealy Mountains caribou herds which have suffered population declines. There has also been a decline in the caribou herds’ distribution and use of available habitat.
Illegal Deer Operation Shutdown
Law enforcement officers with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources (KDFWR) charged a Clark County man today with operating an illegal deer farm on Big Stoner Road.
Thirty-two Charges Filed For Illegal Caribou Killing
Conservation officers with the Department of Forest Resources and Agrifoods have laid a total of 32 charges against four individuals from Badger as a result of alleged violations to the Wildlife Act. The charges include illegal killing of caribou, illegal possession of caribou, illegal possession of a firearm and wilfully allowing big game to spoil.