Boreal Caribou (Rangifer tarandus)

Boreal caribou (Rangifer tarandus) in Alberta include caribou in the Little Smoky, Chinchaga, Northeastern Alberta, and Cold Lake area. For specific herd ranges please see map below.

2006 Boreal Caribou: Telemetry Project (Bistcho Lake/Cameron Hill Herds

University of Alberta

2011-2013 Assessing Spatial Factors Affecting Predation Risk to Boreal Caribou Calves: Implications for Management

2012 Use of Anthropogenic Linear Features by Alternative Predators in Woodland Caribou Range

2010 The Role of Predation in Woodland Caribou Population Declines in Northeastern Alberta

University of Calgary / University of Montana

2011-2012 The Role of Predation in Woodland Caribou Declines in West Central Alberta 

2007-2009 Linear Features, Forest and Wolf Predation of Caribou Prey in West Central Alberta

fRI Research (Foothills Research Institute)

2018 Woodland Caribou Calving Areas and Calf Survival in Relation to Habitat Selection, Anthropogenic Disturbance, and Exposure to Predation Risk

2016 Does the recovery of linear features increase functional habitat for caribou?

2015 -2016 Assessing disease prevalence and caribou health in west-central Alberta

2015 Caribou behaviour and calving success in relation to oil and gas development: are all disturbances created equal?

Figure 1: Woodland Caribou ranges in Alberta. Click on ranges to see AUPRF project and more information.