Ɂehdzo Got’ı̨nę Gots’ę́ Nákedı
Sahtú Renewable Resources Board

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This Briefing Note was prepared by Science Advisor Dr. Colin Macdonald for the Ɂehdzo Got'ı̨nę Gots'ę́ Nákedı (Sahtú Renewable Resources Board), and is supplementary to the Technical Review of ENR's Bluenose East Caribou Management Proposal (February 28, 2016). The document provides a summary review of the current scientific understanding of barren-ground caribou ecology as it may apply to management of the BNE herd with respect to topics not discussed in ENR's proposal but identified in the Board's List of Key Emerging Issues as well as Délı̨nę's Belarewı́le Gots'ę́ Ɂekwę́ proposal and the March 1-3, 2016 hearing in Délı̨nę, as follows:

  • The status of the BNE herd
  • The use of collars
  • Bull-only harvest or selective harvest
  • Predator control
  • Cumulative effects
  • Climate change