Management Plans

Management Plan for the Barren-ground Caribou (Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus), Dolphin and Union population, in Canada: Adoption of the Management Plan for the Dolphin and Union Caribou (Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus x pearyi) in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut

The Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for the Parks Canada Agency is the competent minister under SARA for the Barren-ground Caribou, Dolphin and Union population, and has prepared the federal component of this management plan (Part 1), as per section 65 of SARA. To the extent possible, it has been prepared in cooperation with the Government of the Northwest Territories, the Government of Nunavut, the Wildlife Management Advisory Council (NWT), and the Nunavut Wildlife Management Board, as per section 66(1) of SARA. SARA section 69 allows the Minister to adopt all or part of an existing plan for the species if the Minister is of the opinion that an existing plan relating to wildlife species includes adequate measures for the conservation of the species. The Government of Nunavut, Government of the Northwest Territories and Government of Canada provided the attached management plan for the Dolphin and Union population of Barren-ground Caribou (Part 2) as a guide to the jurisdictions responsible for managing the species in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. The management plan was prepared in cooperation with communities, hunters and trappers organizations/ committees, wildlife management boards, territorial governments, federal departments and organizations within the range of Barren-ground Caribou, Dolphin and Union population.

Consultation period: 2017-03-30 to 2017-05-29


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Recovery Planning
Environment and Climate Change Canada
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Related Species

  • Caribou  (Dolphin and Union population)


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