Preliminary studies on woodland caribou range, especially on lichen stands, in Ontario

by Teuvo Ahti

Publisher: Research Branch, Ontario Dept. of Lands and Forests in gooronto]

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  • Lichens -- Ontario.,
  • Woodland caribou -- Ontario.,
  • Range management -- Ontario.

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Bibliography: p. 62-66.

Statementby T. Ahti and R. L. Hepburn.
SeriesOntario. Dept. of Lands and Forests. Research report (wildlife) no. 74, Ontario. Dept. of Lands and Forests. Technical series, Research report (Ontario. Dept. of Lands and Forests) ;, no. 74., Technical series (Ontario. Dept. of Lands and Forests)
ContributionsHepburn, R. L., joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsS954.O5 A3 no. 74
The Physical Object
Pagination134 p.
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4834142M
LC Control Number75571697

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Woodland Caribou Provincial Park, Red Lake, ON. K likes. This Woodland Caribou P.P. page will describe through images provided by park staff what you could expect when you visit. both provincially and nationally. One estimate suggests that the range of forest-dwelling woodland caribou has decreased by 40% to 50% since the mids (Ontario Woodland Caribou Recovery Strategy, ). The decline in caribou range and populations has been attributed to several things. All of these can be traced back to the rapid expansion.   Ontario once led the way in boreal caribou recovery planning, but now the province has failed alongside most other jurisdictions to develop critical range protection plans by a deadline laid out.   INSIDE WOODLAND CARIBOU PROVINCIAL PARK, Ontario — There’s a place here where the water tumbles over rocks before the current flattens in .

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Annales Botanici Societatis Zoologicae Botanicae Fennicae 'Vanamo' 30(4): Ahti, T. and R.L. Hepburn. Preliminary studies on woodland caribou range, especially on lichen stands in Ontario. Research Report (Wildlife) No. Ontario Dept. of Lands and Forests. Preliminary studies of woodland caribou range, especially on lichen stands, in Ontario that woodland caribou in northwestern Ontario select habitats containing high to moderate conifer cover.

Here, we present an efficient method for assessing lichen biomass at the stand level in boreal forests. We measured lichens occurring in high enough abundance to serve as a winter food source for woodland caribou in 51 boreal forest stands.

Preliminary studies on woodland caribou range, especially on lichen stands, in Ontario. Ont. Dep. References In Ontario book, T., Ecological investigations on lichens in Wells Gray Provincial Park, with special reference to their im- portance to mountain caribou.

University of Helsinki, Finland. (Unpublished.) Abti, T. and Hepburn, R.L., Preliminary studies on woodland caribou range, especially on lichen stands in Ontario. Res. Preliminary studies of woodland caribou range, especially on lichen stands, in Ontario.

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Toronto, ON: Ontario Department of Lands and Forests, Research Branch. [] 4. Ahlgren, Clifford E. Some effects of fire on forest reproduction in northeastern Minnesota. Journal of Forestry. of caribou across the landscape, nor does it show the quality or quantity of caribou habitat.

Additionally, the absence of an observation does not mean caribou are not or were not present. Ontario May Caribou Range Occupancy in Ontario M A N I T O B A Q U E B E C C A N A D A U. L A K E S U P E R I O R MINNESOTA 0 50 Such plant assemblages produce successional stands with high lichen Preliminary studies on woodland caribou range.

In the absence of caribou activity, lichen succession will progress, with Cladina species becoming progressively dominant over the next years until a thick Cladina stellaris carpet covers most of the ground surface (Morneau and Payette, ).

Ahti, T., and Hepburn, R.L. Preliminary studies on woodland caribou range, especially on lichen stands in Ontario. Research Report (Wildlife) No. Research Branch, Ontario Department of Lands and Forests.

Google Scholar. The boreal woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou), also known as woodland caribou, boreal forest caribou and forest-dwelling caribou, is a North American subspecies of the reindeer (or the caribou in North America) with the vast majority of animals in the Porcupine caribou and barren-ground caribou, boreal woodland caribou are primarily, but not always, sedentary.

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Rep. (Wildl.) Ontario Dept. Lands Forests 74 () No van Andel and Nelissen, J. van Andel, H.J.M. Nelissen, Applicability of factor analysis in autecological research, with particular. These strategies can play a role in maintaining abundant, rich lichen environments for caribou.

Our harvest rotations in this region range from 80 to around years, which means healthy lichen can be plentiful for caribou within actively managed forest areas, even assisting more lichen growth over time. Recovery Strategy for the Woodland Caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou) (Forest-dwelling, Boreal population) in Ontario (Ontario Woodland Caribou Recovery Team ) was finalized.

The recovery strategy provides scientific advice to the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) on how to protect and recover caribou in Ontario. Integrated Range Assessment for Woodland Caribou and their Habitat: Brightsand Range Species at Risk Branch, Thunder Bay, Ontario, xi + 74pp.

For a copy of the Integrated Assessment Protocol for Woodland Caribou Ranges in Ontario () and/or Delineation of Woodland Caribou Ranges in Ontario (), please email. [email protected] Woodland Caribou Management Threatened designation for woodland caribou under the ESA, threatens traditional uses in Ontario's Crown forests The boreal population of woodland caribou are listed as a threatened species in Ontario under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), This designation has had profound impacts on the way northern Ontario Crown lands are managed.

The area falls within the Upper Ontario snow cover region, which has an average ridges may support excellent lichen stands, which are used by woodland caribou. Preliminary studies on woodland caribou range, especially on lichen stands, in Ontario.

Research Rep. (Wildl.) No. Research Branch. Ontario Dep. Ontario (Ontario Woodland Caribou Recovery Team ) was finalized, providing scientific advice to the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry on how to protect and recover caribou populations in Ontario. The government response statement to that recovery strategy was Ontario’s Woodland Caribou Conservation Plan (the CCP) (MNR ).

Despite one of the largest animal population studies ever, what's killing Newfoundland's woodland caribou is still mostly a mystery. The province launched its caribou strategy in to search. Woodland Caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou), Boreal Population (herein referred to as boreal caribou), are formally listed as Threatened under the federal Species at Risk Act (SARA).

The Act requires the Minister of Environment to prepare a Recovery Strategy for the species that includes, to the extent possible and based upon the best available information, an of its Critical.

Preliminary studies on woodland caribou range. especially on lichen stands, in Ontario. Ontario Department of Lands and Forests Research Report (Wildlife) & P.M. J0rgensen. Notes of the lichens of Newfoundland. Er ioderma boréale, new to North America. BryologistG.W. Scotter & H. Vanska. Lichens of.

The migratory woodland caribou refers to two herds of Rangifer tarandus (known as caribou in North America) that are included in the migratory woodland ecotype of the subspecies Rangifer tarandus caribou or woodland caribou that live in Nunavik, Québec, and Labrador: the Leaf River caribou herd (LRCH) and the George River caribou herd (GRCH) south of Ungava Bay.

Woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou) are reliant on Cladonia spp. ground lichens as a major component of their diet and lichen abundance could be an important indicator of habitat quality, particularly in winter.

The boreal forest is typified by large, stand-replacing forest fires that consume ground lichens, which take decades to recover. Woodland caribou range occupancy in northwestern Ontario: past and present.

Rangifer, Special Issue Rettie, W.J. and F. Messier. Dynamics of woodland caribou populations at the southern limit of their range in Saskatchewan. Canadian Journal of Zoology Schaefer, J.A. Long-term range recession and the. Red Lake – The Gateway To Woodland Caribou Located at the northern end of Highwaythe Municipality of Red Lake is the most northwesterly municipality in Ontario.

With a population approaching 5, our full serviced northern community is made up of six distinct communities,Red Lake, Balmertown, Cochenour, Madsen, McKenzie Island and. The Guide is focussed on the types of stands in which terrestrial lichens are abundant on the forest floor.

Terrestrial lichens, of the genus Cladina in particular, are the mainstay of the northern woodland caribou diet, especially during winter. Caribou also eat arboreal lichens, but methods already exist for assessing these. In addition, they do not make the long-distance migrations of other woodland caribou, rather they migrate vertically up and down mountains several times a year, feeding solely on tree lichens during winter.

The southern Selkirk subpopulation of woodland caribou were first listed as endangered in In response to a petition to delist. To meet the current and future habitat needs of forest-dwelling woodland caribou within their range in boreal Ontario, the following practices are recommended: Regional Considerations • Caribou should be managed on a very large spatial and temporal scale, spanning more than one Forest Management Unit over 80 years or more.

Written with Courtenay Lewis, Lance Larson and Jennifer Skene. New maps show the consequences of Ontario's failure to establish protection of the boreal caribou and the province's policy exempting.The island portion of Newfoundland and Labrador is home to thousands of rare woodland caribou and the only non-resident huntable woodland caribou herds in the world.

Non-resident hunters for woodland caribou have experienced more than a 90% success rate, with mature bulls weighing anywhere from to .The provincial Recovery Strategy for Boreal Woodland Caribou formed the beginning point for woodland caribou recovery planning in Manitoba. The development of action plans for individual caribou ranges forms the second step in the recovery planning process for boreal woodland caribou.

Woodland caribou are listed both nationally, under.