Project Code: WEYDV-02-163
Program: FRIP
Sponsor:Weyerhaeuser Company Limited
Project Status:Completed

Object & Deliverables

Objectives of the study included:

  • Determine spring and fall migration dates for migratory mountain caribou in west-Central Alberta
  • Quantify the degree of site fidelity to winter and summer ranges.
  • Compare the winter diets of woodland caribou between years and between those at high elevations within the mountains and those at low elevations in the boreal forest.
  • Compare the nutrient consumption of caribou wintering at high and low elevations.


Final Report

A report Movement and Diet of Woodland Caribou in West-Central Alberta was provided November 2008 by Christy Strocel ,University of Alberta.