Boreal Caribou Protection and Recovery Plan – Results

Engagement summary

The Province is working to recover boreal caribou populations in northeast British Columbia. As part of this work, it sought feedback on key elements of a draft Boreal Caribou Protection and Recovery Plan (BCPRP). The draft plan was co-developed by the B.C. government and Fort Nelson First Nation, in collaboration with the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality.

The draft BCPRP outlines a recovery path for four boreal caribou ranges in B.C.: Calendar; Maxhamish; Snake-Sahtahneh; and Westside Fort Nelson. It defines an overall recovery goal and management objectives, details supporting habitat and population management actions deemed necessary to reverse caribou population declines, and establishes an adaptive management framework to support the plan’s implementation.

Members of the public were able to complete an online survey and submit feedback about the draft plan. Additional engagement opportunities for stakeholders and communities in northeast B.C. took place to share information and receive feedback throughout the process.

View the Caribou Recovery Engagement site for more information.

Engagement timeframe

April 4 – May 20, 2022

Input Received

  • 273 online survey responses
  • 22 written submissions

Input leads to action

A report summarizing what we heard from respondents has been published here.

Feedback gathered through this public engagement will be considered as the draft Boreal Caribou Protection and Recovery Plan is revised and when decisions are made on recovery management measures.