Woodland Caribou

Environment North wrote a letter last year to comment on MNR policy regarding Woodland Caribou conservation and recovery efforts in Ontario.

"Environment North is pleased to provide comments on the above-noted strategy and hope our comments will be considered during the development of the Caribou Conservation Plan. Ensuring the health of caribou populations is critical. Not only are they indicators of healthy forests, but we have a moral obligation to sustain these populations. Woodland caribou's steady disappearance from half of their historical range is an indication of the significant loss of ecological integrity that has accompanied the industrialization of our northern landscape. There is no question that human beings have played a significant role in the loss of caribou habitat, and that needs to change."

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