Tag: jasper

Calls for change to protect Jasper National Park’s caribou

The Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA) is calling on Parks Canada to take urgent action to help the caribou population regenerate in Jasper National Park. This comes after recent news that the caribou herds in Jasper are in trouble. “We are watching an extinction process right before our eyes,” said […]

Jasper National Park says one caribou herd gone, two others on the brink of local extinction

Caribou populations in Jasper National Park are in deep trouble.  Of three southern mountain woodland caribou herds managed by Parks Canada, one — the Maligne herd — is now considered extirpated, or  locally extinct, while the other two are dangerously small, according to the Jasper National Park’s Species at Risk report.  Worse, neither […]