For eleven years the alberta government has murdered thousands of wolves in the little smoky region east of grande cache by every means possible, all in the name of. Using poison to cull wolves in alberta is inhumane, says animal advocacy group a conservation group says the province's use of poison as a way to cull wolves is inhumane and kills too many other animals inadvertently.
Under federal law, alberta is required to complete plans to protect caribou habitat by october 2017 hervieux said the wolf cull fits in with the plans, noting between 100 and 200 wolves will be killed each year in the west central area of the province alone. Internal alberta government documents show that up until 2012, neck snares were the primary cause of death for 676 animals, in addition to the wolves, around the little smokey region in alberta note caribou, the reason for the wolf cull in the first place, are dying as incidental deaths in neck snares.
Since 2005, when the alberta sustainable resource development (srd) released its woodland caribou recovery plan, alberta’s wolves have been singled out for official culling in order to improve prospects for one of the wolf’s prey species, the caribou. Wolf-culling policies need updating, alberta conservationist says kevin van tighem, a wolf researcher and conservationist, is calling on the alberta government to change the regulations around how wolf populations are managed in the province. This unscientific and unethical wolf cull is a consequence of oil and gas development, and industrial logging, which have endangered woodland caribou the alberta government and resource industries have transformed the caribou's boreal habitat into a landscape that can no longer provide the food, cover, and security these animals need to survive.
Join john as he visits the little smoky and uncovers the grisly truths behind alberta's wolf cull and suggests what really needs to be done to save the woodland caribou in. Alberta is required by the federal government to manage 65 per cent of critical caribou habitat by october 2017 scientists are raising questions about the effectiveness of alberta’s wolf cull nathan denette / the canadian press hervieux says ongoing wolf culls have stopped the decline of the little smoky herd.
Alberta environment and parks plans wolf cull around cold lake alberta without public consult - as seen from a trapping forum in alberta links and news articles: canada's 'walking dead' are on thin ice. Wildlife experts are criticizing the province’s plan to cull wolves and create a predator- and competitor-free caribou area, calling it an “ineffective conservation option”gilbert proulx, director of science for alberta-based alpha wildlife research management ltd.
Culling alberta’s wolves without prioritizing caribou habitat protection and restoration is like “shoveling sand,” according to mark hebblewhite, associate professor of ungulate habitat biology at the university of montana hebblewhite says the alberta government is sponsoring a wolf cull without doing the one thing that could possibly scientifically justify it: conserving and restoring. Alberta continues wolf cull despite mixed evidence it's actually boosting the caribou population the province uses a helicopter to shoot wolves to keep the population down as it also seeks to. Alberta wolf cull alberta wolf cull alberta wolf cull edition ca australia brasil deutschland españa france ελλάδα (greece).