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Comparing traditional ecological knowledge and western science woodland caribou habitat models

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2014

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Polfus, Jean L., Heinemeyer, Kimberly, and Hebblewhite, Mark, 2014, Comparing traditional ecological knowledge and western science woodland caribou habitat models: Journal of Wildlife Management, v. 78, no. 1, p. 112-121.

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Negotiating the complexities of wildlife management increasingly requires new approaches, especially where data may be limited. A robust combination of traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) and western science has the potential to improve management decisions and enhance the validity of ecological inferences. We examined the strengths and weaknesses of predicting woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou) habitat selection with resource selection functions (RSF) based on western science and TEK-based models within the territory of the Taku River Tlingit First Nation of northern British Columbia. We developed seasonal RSF models with data from 10 global positioning system collared caribou. We generated TEK-based habitat suitability [...]

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