Effects of forest fires on the winter range of barren-ground caribou in northern Saskatchewan /

Recent declines in the numbers of barren-ground caribou (Rangifer tarandus goenlandicus) in northern Saskatchewan prompted investigations into the role of forest fires in reducing the slow-growing lichen used as winter forage.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Scotter, G. W.
Corporate Contributor(s):Canadian Wildlife Service.

Canada. National Parks Branch.
Publisher:National Parks Branch, Dept. of Northern Affairs and National Resources,
Report Numbers:APA 936
Series:Document (Susitna Hydroelectric Project) ; no. 936.
Wildlife management bulletin ; ser. 1, no. 18.
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Summary:Recent declines in the numbers of barren-ground caribou (Rangifer tarandus goenlandicus) in northern Saskatchewan prompted investigations into the role of forest fires in reducing the slow-growing lichen used as winter forage.
Physical Description:111 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill., map ; 23 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. 83-86).