Author Archives: rcrwsociety

Outside the boundaries – a Parks Canada mountain caribou perspective

Part seven of an ongoing column and story series exploring the Revelstoke Caribou Rearing in the Wildmaternity penning plan. This story first appeared in the Mar. 20 issue of the Revelstoke Times Review. By Sarah Boyle/Parks Canada An iconic Canadian species, caribou have been featured on the 25-cent coin since 1937 and can be found inContinue Reading

Revelstoke caribou to be mentioned on Nature of Things

This story first appeared in the Mar. 13 issue of the Revelstoke Times Review newspaper. Revelstoke-based mountain caribou researcher Rob Serrouya will appear on an episode of the Nature of Things on Mar. 21. The episode called Billion Dollar Caribou focuses on issues facing the woodland caribou in Alberta’s boreal forest. Oil development is pressuringContinue Reading

Billion Dollar Caribou

Be sure to check out “Billion Dollar Caribou” on CBC’s The Nature of Things March 21st. Our lead researcher, Robert Serrouya, gets interviewed for a few minutes where he discusses our maternity penning project!  Click on the pic or the link below to watch the preview: http://www.cbc.ca/player/Shows/Shows/The+Nature+of+Things/Previews/ID/2341187218/

Snowmobile society outlines caribou recovery efforts

Part six of an ongoing column and story series exploring the Revelstoke Caribou Rearing in the Wild maternity penning plan. This story first appeared in the Mar. 6 issue of the Revelstoke Times Review.  By Angie Threatful, Snowmobile Revelstoke Executive Director For more than 25 years, the Snowmobile Revelstoke Society, in partnership with the Revelstoke SnowmobileContinue Reading

A Q&A with the vet charged with the caribou health

Helen Schwantje, the wildlife veteranarian for the BC government, talks about what it will take to care for caribou during penning project Part five of an ongoing column and story series in the Revelstoke Times Review newspaper exploring the Revelstoke Caribou Rearing in the Wild maternity penning plan. Published Feb. 20, 2013. By Alex Cooper/RevelstokeContinue Reading