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Caribou vital sign annual report for the Arctic Network Inventory and Monitoring Program: September 2012-August 2013

Dates

Year
2013

Citation

Joly, Kyle, 2013, Caribou vital sign annual report for the Arctic Network Inventory and Monitoring Program: September 2012-August 2013: National Park Service: Fort Collins, Colorado, v. NPS/ARCN/NRDS—2013/586.

Summary

Caribou (Rangifer tarandus) are an integral part of the ecological and cultural fabric of northwest Alaska. Western Arctic Herd (WAH) caribou roam over this entire region, including all 5 Arctic Network Inventory and Monitoring Program (ARCN) National Park Units. Conservation of healthy caribou populations are specifically mentioned within the enabling legislation (Alaska National Interested Lands Conservation Act or ANILCA) of three of these Parks and is of critical concern to subsistence hunters within this region. Caribou are, by far, the most abundant large mammal in northwest Alaska and are famous for their long-distance migrations and large population oscillations. For these reasons, ARCN chose WAH caribou as a Vital Sign for [...]

Contacts

Author :
Joly, Kyle
Publisher :
National Park Service
Institution :
National Park Service

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Multiple URL test
Reference File
NWBLC-multiple-urls.xml

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Alternate Titles

  • Natural Resource Data Series

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