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The Beverly-Kaminuriak Caribou Management Board: An Experience in Co-management

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dc.contributor.author Usher, Peter J. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-07-31T14:34:24Z
dc.date.available 2009-07-31T14:34:24Z
dc.date.issued 1991 en_US
dc.date.submitted 2008-10-14 en_US
dc.date.submitted 2008-10-14 en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10535/1109
dc.description.abstract "The Beverly-Kaminuriak Caribou Management Board was established in 1982 by intergovernmental agreement, in response to a widely perceived crisis in the management of the Beverly and Kaminuriak barren-ground caribou herds, which range between the Northwest Territories, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan. The Board brings together four separate jurisdictions, as well as users and managers, for the purpose of coordinating the management of the two herds, and to promote conservation through education and communication. "Although the Caribou Management Board is simply an advisory body with no management powers, it is often cited as a positive and successful example of comanagement. Certainly it is one of the early examples in North America, and the first for major big game herds. "Has the Board really been such a success, and if so, what accounts for it? The short answer is yes, but within limits. This is partly a credit to the Board itself, and to its supporting agencies, and partly a matter of good fortune. This paper, based on a recent evaluation commissioned by the Board, outlines its strengths and weaknesses, and the prospects for the future." en_US
dc.subject wildlife en_US
dc.subject co-management en_US
dc.subject caribou en_US
dc.subject participatory management en_US
dc.subject IASC en_US
dc.title The Beverly-Kaminuriak Caribou Management Board: An Experience in Co-management en_US
dc.type Conference Paper en_US
dc.type.published unpublished en_US
dc.coverage.region North America en_US
dc.coverage.country Canada en_US
dc.subject.sector Wildlife en_US
dc.identifier.citationconference Common Property Conference, the Second Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Study of Common Property en_US
dc.identifier.citationconfdates September 26-30, 1991 en_US
dc.identifier.citationconfloc Winnipeg, Manitoba en_US

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