Alpha Wildlife ... Open letter from scientists and scholars about the Little Smoky caribou range plan. New mineral rights leasing are halted in the ranges of the Little Smoky and A la Peche caribou herds in west central Alberta until range plans are prepared. Alberta’s other caribou plans are due by October 2017, so it’s really …

Once finalized, the range Once finalized, the range plan will provide direction for future energy development, including seismic operations, within the range.

Gilbert Proulx. 2005 – The province starts an annual winter wolf cull in west central Little Smoky-A La Peche caribou ranges while continuing to permit extensive new industrial disturbance. AWA is hopeful that this may be a sign that the government’s caribou recovery work will go beyond killing wolves, blamed as caribou predators.

Although the west central foothills where Little Smoky-A La Peche caribou live have high industry disturbance levels now, these forests can recover to be important ‘climate change’ refuges supporting self-sustaining caribou and other wildlife.

Caribou Range Planning is presently underway for the Little Smoky and A La Peche Caribou ranges. Despite promises to preserve the caribou herds, the province sold off 84 per cent of the land in a relatively undisturbed two-township region of the Little Smoky range between 2009 and 2010.

Advisory groups for the northeast and the northwest Alberta caribou ranges will be established later. A comparison of calf survival between penned and "wild born" calves in the Little Smoky woodland caribou range, Alberta, May to September, 2006. Parent Layer: Caribou Range - Little Smoky Name: Caribou Range - Little Smoky Display Field: SUBUNIT Type: Feature Layer Geometry Type: esriGeometryPolygon Description: This layer represents the information regarding the fill area with a boundary outline of the Little Smoky Caribou Range. To facilitate this work, the Government of Alberta is establishing Multi-Stakeholder Advisory Groups (Advisory Groups) – one for each of the caribou range planning areas. Caribou Range Restoration Project Treatment Sites: 9 to 13 Year Follow-up Monitoring in the Little Smoky Caribou Range Paula Bentham, Golder Associates GL 15-ERPC-07.

One more report on the remaining four northwestern ranges will be released by CPAWS Northern Alberta over the course of 2016. This was obtained to provide viewers an opportunity to see what the range … Since 2005 the Alberta government has been culling wolves, up to a hundred a year. That could mean caribou in that region need … Article. Drone video footage at various locations of the Little Smoky caribou range in Alberta Canada. Habitat loss continues to get worse in the Little Smoky. Volume two of this three-part series specifically addresses the Little Smoky range in west-central Alberta. Caribou Range Restoration Project Treatment Sites: 9 to 13 Year Follow-up Monitoring in the Little Smoky Caribou Range Paula Bentham, Golder Associates GL 15-ERPC-07. Parent Layer: Caribou Range - Little Smoky Name: Caribou Range - Little Smoky Display Field: SUBUNIT Type: Feature Layer Geometry Type: esriGeometryPolygon Description: This layer represents the information regarding the fill area with a boundary outline of the Little Smoky Caribou Range.

The advisory groups for Little Smoky/A La Peche and Cold Lake are being formed now. Advertisement Available via license: CC BY 4.0 Volume one was previously released and focused on the caribou ranges in northeastern in Alberta. Data. This draft LS-ALP range plan is Alberta’s first under the federal Species at Risk Act (SARA). Lineal Inventory of the Little­Smoky Caribou Range FINAL REPORT Submitted to: Wayne Thorp Activity Leader Foothills Landscape Management Forum (FLMF) Prepared By: John C. Nash GreenLink Forestry Inc #201 10464 176 St. Edmonton, AB T5S‐1L3 P.780.484.8461 E.jngrnlnk@telus.net Submitted On: There are many other places in Alberta that industry can access without extirpating a species. This is a balanced approach. If the Alberta Government was serious about protecting caribou they would halt all further forestry and oil and gas development in the Little Smoky now! The Little Smoky herd is an example of a population that is on the “trailing edge of their climate envelope,” Boutin said. By 2012 there were only 80 animals left in this herd. A recent story of a road being built in the Little Smokey Caribou range reflects the provincial government’s narrative of the demise of a species. Dec 2016 ; Virgos etal 2016 B&C PaperISO. The AB5 Little Smoky Herd "is the most critically disturbed boreal caribou habitat in the country" with "only five per cent of intact forest left in the Little Smoky Range."