Assessing the Influence of Industrial Development on Caribou (Rangifer tarandus) in the Lower Athabasca Planning Region of Alberta: 2011 Final Report

Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute
Alberta Innovates - Technology Futures
Salmo Consulting
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This report analyses the effects of above-ground pipelines and linear features on woodland caribou range and population levels. At current levels of industrial development, pipelines and linear features have a very small negative effect on caribou populations compared to the high levels of predation.