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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

August 6, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 017 - WRRB to TG & ENR Re: Documents Requested

This is a letter from the WRRB to TG and ENR requesting that digital copies of the listed references be provided for posting to the public registry for the 2019 Kokètì Ekwǫ̀ (Bathurst Caribou) Proceeding by no later than 12:00 p.m. MDT on August 9, 2019. 

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
August 1, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 016 - WRRB to TG & ENR Re: Supporting Documentation

This is a letter from the WRRB requesting that TG and ENR review the list of supporting documentation and consent to posting on the public registry for the 2019 Kokètì Ekwǫ̀ (Bathurst Caribou) Proceeding by no later than 12:00 p.m. MDT on August 9, 2019.  If no response is received, the Board will consider the list acceptable.  Posting will occur by August 12, 2019.

Correspondence
July 18, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 015 - Estimates of Breeding Females & Adult Herd Size and Analyses of Demographics for the Bathurst Herd of Barren-Ground Caribou: 2018 Calving Ground Photographic Survey

This report describes the results of a calving ground photo survey of the Kokètì Ekwǫ̀ (Bathurst Caribou) herd conducted in June of 2018 near Bathurst Inlet in Nunavut (NU). The main objectives were to estimate the numbers of breeding females, adult females, and adults in the herd, to compare with results of previous calving ground surveys of this herd, the last of them in 2015.

Science
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
June 14, 2019 PR (BATH 2019): 014 - WRRB to TG & ENR Re: Adjourn 2019 Bathurst Caribou Proceeding

This is a letter from the WRRB to TG and ENR informing them that the WRRB has adjourned its 2019 Kokètì Ekwǫ̀ (Bathurst Caribou) Herd Proceeding until July 19, 2019 to allow GNWT the time necessary to complete and provide the 2018 Bathurst Caribou Calving Ground Survey Report. 

Correspondence
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): 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): 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): 192 - Toward increased engagement between academic and indigenous community partners in ecological research

Key Words: aboriginal; collaborative research; community engagement; ecology; First Nations; indigenous communities; natural science; resource management; social-ecological systems; trust

Science
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

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