Canada and Ontario Reach Agreement on Boreal Caribou Conservation

Caribou on Road

GATINEAU, QC, April 22, 2022 /CNW/ - The governments of Canada and Ontario have reached an agreement to support the conservation and recovery of boreal caribou in Ontario.

It includes the following commitments:

  • Planning and implementing habitat restoration activities.
  • Increasing protection of boreal caribou habitat through protected areas and other effective area-based conservation measures.
  • Using evidence-based approaches to manage for self-sustaining local populations.
  • Monitoring and reporting on current and projected future population and habitat conditions.
  • Collaboration and implementation of conservation measures that are informed by independent experts, Indigenous communities and organizations, and stakeholders.

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