Québec caribou population continues to decline

Boreal caribou swimming through open water

Results of caribou population inventories carried out in 2021 and 2022 in the Gaspé, Nord-du-Québec and Côte-Nord regions of Quebec demonstrate an estimated average annual population decrease of 11%. An increase was observed only in the Caniapiscau herd.

A provincial strategy for woodland and mountain caribou will be released by Québec’s Environment Ministry in the summer of 2023.

Full text of this article can be accessed here: Quebec caribou population continues to decline: Environment Ministry | CBC News

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