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Caribou populations in the James Bay region

Fred H. Harrington

Caribou populations in the James Bay region

by Fred H. Harrington

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Published by North Wind Information Services in Montréal .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementFred H. Harrington.
SeriesHydro-electric development -- paper no.1, James Bay publication series
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15249285M
ISBN 102921505002

  Hydro-Quebec claims that, because of the torrential rains that year, the caribous very likely would have died anyway, and notes that the overall caribou population in the James Bay region .   This indicator measures the trend in population sizes of barren-ground caribou (Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus) herds in the NWT. Information on Peary caribou (R. t. pearyi) and boreal caribou (R.t. caribou) is presented in the SPECIES AT RISK focal point. Barren-ground caribou. Population estimates are calculated and tracked to monitor the status of caribou herds (size and.

  The Cree of northern Quebec are asking the Quebec provincial government to stop all sport hunting of Caribou in the region in The recent summer survey of . Critical woodland caribou habitat in the James Bay region of northern Quebec is being rapidly impacted by roads and logging, according to research conducted by Global Forest Watch Canada and commissioned by the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee). “Many investigations have reported dwindling caribou populations across Canada.

  These lowlands are also unique as the host of the southernmost population of polar bears in the world—the only known population that regularly dens in burrows in earth rather than snow and ice. Both migratory tundra caribou and woodland caribou occur within the Hudson and James Bay . This ecoregion extends west from James Bay in Quebec to Attawapiskat River in northern Ontario. It is marked by cool, short summers and cold winters. The mean annual temperature is approximately -2°C. The mean summer temperature is °C and the mean winter temperature is °C. The mean annual precipitation ranges mm.


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Caribou populations in the James Bay region by Fred H. Harrington Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Caribou populations in the James Bay region. [Fred H Harrington; North Wind Information Services.] -- Report on the possible effects of the hydro-electric development of the Leaf River (Rivière aux Feuilles) and George River (Rivière Georege) populations of woodland caribou of northwestern Quebec.

The participants in the Woodland Boreal Caribou workshop in Timmins representing the Mushkegowuk people of the western James Bay region, their belief in the Creator is unabated. The caribou provided the Mushkegowuk harvesters many uses.

Long before the canvas cloth arrived from the old world, the women prepared the hides from a major harvest. Caribou populations in the James Bay region: 1. Caribou populations in the James Bay region.

by Fred H Harrington; North Wind Information Services. Print book: English. Montréal: North Wind Information Services 2. Caribou populations in the James Bay region: 2. Caribou herds in Canada are discrete populations of the four subspecies, Rangifer tarandus—Barren ground (R.

groenlandicus), Woodland (R. caribou), Grant's (R. granti), and Peary (R. pearyi), —and their ecotypes, that are represented in Canada. Caribou herds can be found from the High Arctic region south to the boreal forest and Rocky Mountains and from the east to the west coasts.

caribou; and d) Forming strategic alliances to ensure the proactive recovery of the Caribou populations in the James Bay region book Bay metapopulation. Lastly, we recommend an aerial census of the region in order to refine demographic estimates and more accurately assess population status and long-­‐term viability.

“It’s stipulated in the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement that [Indigenous] partners have priority of harvests, but [the Quebec government] doesn’t recognize that.” The province finally closed the sport hunt of the Leaf River caribou inbut has also moved to.

In Quebec, a report by Global Forest Watch Canada found that industrial development has been dramatically expanding in the James Bay region, a part of the woodland caribou range previously considered fairly secure and home to Cree communities who have lived there for thousands of years.

The region is within the lands of the Cree Regional Authority. The wolf and caribou populations in Nunavik are constantly in flux, and closely related. Naskapi and Inuit members and was formed under the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement to both advise provincial and federal governments and manage hunting, fishing and trapping in the region.

as well as the growing population in the region. The caribou herd, currently migrating through the James Bay region, numberedanimals indown fromin according to new data from Quebec's wildlife ministry. With such a high rate of disturbance, research suggests caribou populations in the James Bay area will continue to decline and eventually disappear, he said.

But unlike the Val d’Or herd, the caribou in the Broadback River valley aren't doomed yet: “What it says is that it’s really time to act to protect these populations, before any. There are a few small towns (and no major cities) in the James Bay region: 1 Chibougamau, is the region's main centre, a mining town of about people, and serves as the point of entry into this remote and northern region and the end of the paved road.; 2 Waskaganish (Cree village municipality) — formerly Fort Rupert, one of three original Hudson's Bay Company posts on on James Bay.

The caribou: King of the North. Each year, the Rivière aux Feuilles caribou herd embarks on its annual migration to winter in Eeyou Istchee Baie-James. It’s a spectacular natural phenomenon in which a herd of overhead crosses the plains and frozen reservoirs in search of lichen to restore its strength.

Weather, climate and Peary caribou and arctic-island caribou, Pp in Conservation Breeding Specialist Group (SSC/IUCN), (ed), Population and habitat viability assessment workshop for the Peary caribou (Rangifer tarandus pearyi)-Briefing Book, Apple Valley, Minnesota.

Hudson and James Bay Lowlands, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec. If the boreal forest is the global ‘king’ of carbon, the Hudson Bay Lowlands would be the crown jewel. Wetlands dominate this open, expansive region in a way that is rarely found anywhere on Earth, and almost nowhere in terms of sheer scale.

The James Bay Cree government says more needs to be done to protect the Leaf River caribou herd, and it's calling on local Cree, Naskapi and Inuit guides to stop bringing in Indigenous hunters.

The utility, Hydro-Quebec, disputed the assertion that its dam, part of a giant hydroelectric project around James Bay, was responsible. A spokesman said the rivers had been swollen by rainfall.

James Bay (French: Baie James, Cree: Wînipekw) is a large body of water located on the southern end of Hudson Bay in bodies of water extend from the Arctic Ocean, of which James Bay is the southernmost borders the Canadian provinces of Quebec and s within the bay, the largest of which is Akimiski Island, are part of Nunavut.

Caribou are spotted on the hills overlooking Salluit, on Nunavik’s Hudson Strait coast. (Putulik Papigatuk via Nunatsiaq News) Makivik Corp. says it continues to push for an Inuit-led caribou management plan in Nunavik — one that will both protect the region’s herds and allow for.

refers to an ecological region lying south of Hudson Bay and west and south of James Bay (50–59ºN, we recommend additional caribou surveys to document current caribou population identity.

Caribou observations within the James Bay Range for the months of February and March from all observation sources (i.e. aerial surveys, collared caribou locations, and casual observations) as.

Author of Wolves of the world, Caribou populations in the James Bay region, The Library of Wolves, The Gray Wolf (The Library of Wolves and Wild Dogs), The Red Wolf (The Library of Wolves and Wild Dogs), The Arctic Wolf (The Library of Wolves and Wild Dogs), The Ethiopian Wolf (The Library of Wolves and Wild Dogs).The James Bay region, also known as Jamésie, is akm 2 (, sq mi) territory, bordered by the 49th and 55th parallels, James Bay on the western side and by the drainage divide with the Saint Lawrence River basin on the eastern side.

The topography of the area consist of generally low relief areas and includes three parts: a km (93 mi) coastal plain, a rolling plateau with a. Although the sample of caribou fitted with a telemetric collar is an overall representation of the population, other caribou are likely to be found outside the outlines shown on the map.

Link to maps showing the migration of the Leaf River Herd November 5 to Novem