Bulkley Valley Research Centre - Science in the Public Interest

Caribou

Many caribou herds in northern B.C. are listed as threatened. The BVRC began facilitating caribou research in 2006, looking at the effects of forest harvesting and the mountain pine beetle epidemic on caribou populations and their habitat.

* denotes an active project. ⌘ denotes a multi-year/continuing project

Project # Project Title Project Lead Funding Agency
2012-09 The Response of Caribou Terrestrial Forage Lichens to Forest Harvesting and Mountain Pine Beetles in the East Ootsa and Entiako Areas (HCTF) Deborah Cichowski, Caribou Ecological Consulting, Smithers Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation
2011-14 The Response of Caribou Terrestrial Forage Lichens to Mountain Pine Beetles in West-Central BC Deborah Cichowski, Caribou Ecological Consulting, Smithers Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation; Canadian Wildlife Federation
2009-09 Year 4 - Effects of a MPB Epidemic on Northern Caribou Habitat Use, Migration and Population Status Deborah Cichowski, Caribou Ecological Consulting, Smithers Forest Investment Account - Forest Science Program
2009-05 Year 3 - Effects of a Mountain Pine Beetle Epidemic on Tweedsmuir-Entiako Caribou Habitat Use Deborah Cichowski, Caribou Ecological Consulting, Smithers Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation
2008-16 Year 2 - Effects of a Mountain Pine Beetle Epidemic on Tweedsmuir-Entiako Caribou Habitat Use Deborah Cichowski, Caribou Ecological Consulting, Smithers Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation
2008-15 Year 3 - Effects of a MPB Epidemic on Northern Caribou Habitat Use, Migration and Population Status Deborah Cichowski, Caribou Ecological Consulting, Smithers Forest Investment Account - Forest Science Program
2007-23 Year 1 - Effects of a Mountain Pine Beetle Epidemic on Tweedsmuir-Entiako Caribou Habitat Use Deborah Cichowski, Caribou Ecological Consulting, Smithers Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation
2007-22 The Response of Caribou Terrestrial Forage Lichens to Forest Harvesting and Mountain Pine Beetles in the East Ootsa and Entiako Areas Deborah Cichowski, Caribou Ecological Consulting, Smithers Forest Investment Account - Forest Science Program
2007-13 Enhancing the Resiliency of the Tweedsmuir-Entiako Caribou to the Current MPB Outbreak Don Morgan, Research Branch, Ministry of Forests and Range, Smithers Forest Investment Account - Forest Science Program
2007-10 Year 2 - Effects of a MPB Epidemic on Northern Caribou Habitat Use, Migration and Population Status Deborah Cichowski, Caribou Ecological Consulting, Smithers Forest Investment Account - Forest Science Program
2006-24 Effects of a Mountain Pine Beetle Epidemic on Forest Floor Vegetation Dynamics and Regeneration in the Itcha-Ilgachuz Caribou Winter Range in the Quesnel TSA Deborah Cichowski, Caribou Ecological Consulting, Smithers Forest Investment Account - Forest Science Program
2006-10 Year 1 - Effects of a MPB Epidemic on Northern Caribou Habitat Use, Migration and Population Status Deborah Cichowski, Caribou Ecological Consulting, Smithers Forest Investment Account - Forest Science Program