Critical Habitat of the Woodland Caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou) Boreal Population Order

Critical Habitat of the Woodland Caribou, Boreal Population Order
10 Jan 2019

From the Species at Risk Public Registry:

A proposal to protect the critical habitat of the Boreal Caribou on federal lands, pursuant to the Species at Risk Act (SARA), was published in the December 8, 2018 edition of the Canada Gazette, Part I.

This marks the beginning of a 30-day public comment period during which you can share your comments on the proposal either by writing to
[email protected] or calling 1 800 668-6767. The public comment period will end on January 10, 2019.

The Minister of the Environment will take into consideration comments and any additional information received following this publication prior to making a final decision.

More Information

The boreal population of the Woodland Caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou) is commonly called boreal caribou. Like all Woodland Caribou, boreal caribou are a medium-sized member of the deer family. Boreal caribou are distributed across Canada, occurring in seven provinces and two territories and extending from the northeast corner of Yukon east to Labrador, and south to Lake Superior in Ontario.


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