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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

April 26, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 190 - Predator Bounties in Western Canada Cause Animal Suffering and Compromise Wildlife Conservation Efforts

Keywords: animal welfare; bounty; predators; shooting; snares; strychnine

Science
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): 193 - 2016 Reasons for Decisions Related to a Joint Proposal for the Management of the Bathurst Ɂekwǫ̀ (Barren-ground caribou) Herd - PART A

This is the WRRB's Part A, Reasons for Decision Report for the 2016 Bathurst Caribou Joint Managment Proposal.

General
April 25, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 188 - Undertaking #1, Part A, ENR to WRRB, 2019 Bluenose-East Caribou Herd Public Hearing

This is Undertaking #1, Part A requested of ENR by the WRRB to provide the calving ground density analyses by the end of April 2019.

 

Undertakings
April 25, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 187 - TG to WRRB - Request for Extension for Undertaking #3

This is a letter from TG to the WRRB requesting an extension to submit its answer to Undertaking #3 until May 17, 2019.

Correspondence
April 24, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 186 - North Slave Métis Alliance Final Written Argument

This is the North Slave Métis Alliance's final written argument for the the 2019 Sahtì Ekwǫ̀ (Bluenose-East caribou) joint management proposal.

Correspondence
April 19, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 184 - Linking Environmental Assessment to Environmental Regulation through Adaptive Management

Key words: adaptive managment, guideline, response framework, aquatic effects monitoring, WLWB

Science
April 19, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 182 - Intermediate Collaborative Adaptive Management Strategies Build Stakeholder Capacity

Key Words: collaborative adaptive management; public participation; Reasonable Person Model; social learning; stakeholder capacity

Science
April 19, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 183 - Adaptive Management: A Spoonful of Rigour Helps the Uncertainty Go Down

Key words: adaptive management, environmental management, ecological restoration, uncertainty

Science
April 19, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 180 - Insight into Enabling Adaptive Management

Key Words: adaptive management; enabling factors; forest; inhibiting factors

Science
April 19, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 178 - Adaptive Management in the Courts

Key words: adaptive management, resource management policy, "learning by doing"

Science
April 19, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 181 - Calibration of Hunters’ Impressions with Female Caribou Body Condition Indices to Predict Probability of Pregnancy

Key words: Dënesóline, caribou, body condition, hunters’ impressions, pregnancy, herd well-being

Science
April 19, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 179 - Evaluating Success Criteria and Project Monitoring in River Enhancement Within an Adaptive Management Framework

Keywords: Biologic effectiveness, Effective science, river restoration, Navigated rivers, Nonnavigated rivers

Science
April 19, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 185 - Arctic Borderlands Ecological Knowledge Cooperative: can local knowledge inform caribou management?

Key words: caribou; community interviews; harvest; local knowledge.

Science
April 18, 2019 PR (BNE 2019): 177 - Transcript, April 11, 2019 (DAY 3) - Bluenose-East Caribou Herd Public Hearing

This is the April 11, 2019 transcript (DAY 3) for the 2019 Sahtì Ekwǫ̀ (Bluenose-East caribou) Herd Public Hearing.

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