Management of woodland caribou habitat

In April 2016, the Québec government unveiled its action plan to manage woodland caribou habitat.

The action comprises two phases: the immediate implementation of measures to protect essential components of the habitat and the elaboration of a long-term woodland caribou habitat management strategy.

During phase I, tangible measures will be adopted promptly to implement the action plan and promote the maintenance of vast spaces for the caribou over a considerable portion of its current distribution area.

Phase II entails a long-term strategy that will be elaborated to manage caribou habitat, considering detailed socioeconomic analyses and in collaboration with the Aboriginal communities, regional communities, the universities and the forest industry, the key partners concerned.

On April 26, 2018, the MFFP made public the highlights of phase I of the action plan.