Tell the Premier of Manitoba to Protect Caribou

 

Nearly a dozen years. That's how long it's been since the Manitoba government missed its first self-imposed deadline to protect our threatened caribou.

 

We need you to join more than 21,000 Manitobans who have spoken up on behalf of caribou.

Protecting the boreal forests where caribou thrive has many other benefits for Manitobans including: mitigating climate change, cleaning our air and water; and providing habitat for hundreds of other species.

Send a message with the handy form provided to help ensure the province does the work needed to help these shy and majestic forest dwellers evade extinction.

 

Background

Woodland caribou have been provincially listed as a threatened species since 2006. The Manitoba woodland caribou recovery strategy released that same year committed the province to producing action plans for woodland caribou by 2010. Though an updated provincial recovery strategy was released in 2015, there are still no caribou action plans. 

 

The federal government requested that provinces and territories complete plans for boreal woodland caribou recovery by October 2017.  

 

The province launched a public engagement process in May 2022 seeking feedback on a draft agreement with the federal government that will lead to the development of caribou range plans.