Alberta Caribou

Drilling Continues On Caribou Habitat Despite Deadline

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.16.2015 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Thousands of oil and gas wells continue to be drilled on critical caribou habitat despite an approaching deadline for Alberta to come up wi...

Alberta Plans Energy Lease Sale On Huge Swath Of Caribou Habitat

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.05.2015 | Canada Alberta

Figures from 2010, the latest available, show that about half that caribou range was already disturbed.

Alberta Wolf Cull Cruel And Unnecessary: Scientists

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2015 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Some scientists are calling Alberta's wolf cull cruel and unnecessary and say researchers who used the program to gather data on its result...

Mixed Messages About Alberta Wolf Cull

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.09.2015 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Internal government reports say Alberta will have to expand its wolf kill to protect more threatened caribou herds living on ranges heavily...

Bad News For Canada's Caribou

CBC | Posted 02.14.2015 | Canada Alberta

Resource development is outpacing provincial efforts to protect the habitat of the threatened woodland caribou. That's the warning found in a r...

Caribou Recovery Plan Completely Ignored

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.05.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta plans to keep leasing undisturbed remnants of endangered mountain caribou habitat to energy developers, even though Ottawa has just...

Deal To Protect Caribou 'Doing Absolutely Nothing': Environmentalists

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.21.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - A national deal between the logging industry and conservation groups intended to protect forests and save caribou habitat isn't working in ...

Alberta Chooses Energy Companies Over Protecting Caribou

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.15.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Some of Alberta's last remaining habitat for two endangered caribou herds has been sold off for energy development and auctions for more of...

Opposition Warn Against Selling Caribou Land

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta's decision to sell off for energy development habitat that supports two endangered caribou herds is bad science, bad politics and b...

Crucial Caribou Habitat Lost To Energy Industry

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.13.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The Alberta government is planning to sell off crucial caribou habitat to the energy industry just days after a federal scientific panel sa...

Government Words, Deeds Don't Match On Caribou: Environmentalists

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.07.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Darcy Handy has been going to a once-untouched area of forest and wetland in northwest Alberta for more than 20 years to hunt, fish and tra...

Those Rare Moments When Environmentalists, Government Agree

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.12.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The Alberta government has banned logging for one year on a range used by endangered caribou northeast of Jasper National Park.All 15 of Alb...

Environmentalists Praise Alberta.. For Once

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Environmentalists are offering a rare pat on the back to the Alberta government after it put a hold on new energy leases in the ranges of t...

Environmentalists Want The U.S. To Force Alberta's Hand

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.21.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta environmentalists are going south with their concerns over the effects of the province's energy industry on caribou.Convincing Albe...

Caribou Threatened By Destruction

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.22.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Ken Cowles thought he'd found a refuge.The longtime northern Alberta trapper had been chased from one area to another as he tried to stay a...

Forestry, Energy Industry Oppose Endangered' Status For Caribou

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.20.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The Alberta government is considering whether to declare woodland caribou an endangered species over the objections of the energy, forestry...