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Federal

Tundra is an important ecosystem in Vuntut National Park. It covers approximately 56% of the park and is used extensively by the Porcupine Caribou Herd during it’s spring and fall migrations. The Porcupine Caribou Herd is critically important to the Vuntut Gwitchin and protecting portions of the herd’s spring and fall migration habitat was one of the main reasons for the creation of Vuntut National Park. There is evidence that a warming climate is changing Arctic vegetation.

Last Updated: Feb. 15, 2018
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Vuntut, tundra, shrubs
Federal

The Porcupine Caribou Herd is a population of barren-ground caribou whose range includes the northern Yukon, Alaska and the Northwest Territories. It is one of the largest caribou herds in North America. The Porcupine Caribou Herd is critically important to the Vuntut Gwitchin, and protecting portions of the herd’s spring and fall migration habitat was one of the main reasons for creating Vuntut National Park.

Last Updated: Feb. 15, 2018
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Vuntut, tundra, Porcupine Caribou Herd
Provincial

This data identifies northern, boreal and mountain herds as well as herd status and risk

Last Updated: Dec. 10, 2020
Date Published: Mar. 9, 2011
Organization: Government of British Columbia
Formats: KML WMS HTML
Keywords:  cariboo, distribution, herd, population, Government information
Federal

Elk Island National Park annually conducts an aerial census of bison populations of the entire park, as well as opportunistically surveying herd composition. Bison population data is in the same database as elk and moose populations.

Last Updated: Jun. 6, 2018
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Bison populations, wood bison, plains bison, species at risk, aerial census, opportunistic counts, herd composition, Alberta
Provincial

Summer, Winter Alpine, and Winter Forest-Dwelling habitat model for caribou in the Itcha, Ilgachuz, and Rainbow Mountains of West-Central BC. This habitat model was developed using telemetry from the Itcha-Ilgachuz, Rainbow, and Charlotte Alplands Herds. [Season] field should be used to split the data out into separate summer, winter alpine, and winter forest-dwelling habitat models. Model development is detailed in _Apps, C. D., T. A. Kinley, and J.

Last Updated: Feb. 22, 2022
Date Published: Oct. 3, 2017
Organization: Government of British Columbia
Formats: KML PDF HTML WMS
Keywords:  Charlotte Alplands, Itcha Ilgachuz, Northern Caribou, Rainbow Mountain, Western Cariboo, caribou habitat, woodland caribou, Government information
Federal

Peregrine falcons are found in many regions of the northern Yukon including Vuntut National Park. These birds have the important role of top predator and are known to respond to environmental disturbances such as persistent synthetic toxic chemicals, human activity, and changes in breeding habitat, prey abundance and climate. The Canadian Species at Risk Act currently lists the anatum/tundrius subspecies of peregrine falcon as a species of special concern. Systematic surveys of peregrine falcons along the Old Crow River, including portions of VNP, began in 1975.

Last Updated: Feb. 15, 2018
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Vuntut, Old Crow Flats, Peregrine Falcon
Federal

Recent observations suggest that shallow lakes and ponds in the Arctic are becoming increasingly dynamic in response to climate change, and changes in water levels, lake surface area, and biological communities have been observed at several high-latitude locations. The Old Crow Flats, located 25 km north of Old Crow in the northern Yukon, is a Wetland of International Importance recognized by the Ramsar Convention. Portions of the Old Crow Flats are protected by Vuntut National Park and the Old Crow Flats Special Management Area. The Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation has observed reduced lake levels over the past few decades and are concerned about how the changing landscape may affect the ecology of the region and their traditional lifestyle.

Last Updated: Mar. 28, 2020
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Vuntut, Old Crow Flats, lake hydrology
Federal

Recent observations suggest that shallow lakes and ponds in the Arctic are becoming increasingly dynamic in response to climate change, and changes in water levels, lake surface area, and biological communities have been observed at several high-latitude locations. The Old Crow Flats, located 25 km north of Old Crow in the northern Yukon, is a Wetland of International Importance recognized by the Ramsar Convention. Portions of the Old Crow Flats are protected by Vuntut National Park and the Old Crow Flats Special Management Area. The Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation has observed reduced lake levels over the past few decades and are concerned about how the changing landscape may affect the ecology of the region and their traditional lifestyle.

Last Updated: Feb. 15, 2018
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Vuntut, Old Crow Flats, periphyton
Federal

Wapusk National Park protects a vast landscape of coastal salt marshes, countless lakes and ponds, and a diversity of boreal-tundra interface habitats, and serves as staging areas for migrating birds, and habitat for a diversity of wildlife. Shallow lakes and ponds are created in part by thermokarst processes resulting from the melting of ground ice in areas underlain by permafrost. In northern areas, climate change brings fluctuations in temperature, permafrost and snow fall and cover which affect lake dynamics, water composition and water levels, and the plants and animals dependent on them. Lake hydrology is assessed based on hydroelocological methods developed during the International Polar Year in Vuntut National Park, and initiated in Wapusk in 2010 by the Hydroecological Team, a multidisciplinary research group from Wilfrid Laurier University and University of Waterloo led by Dr. Brent Wolfe.

Last Updated: Jul. 11, 2018
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Thermokarst processes, water samples, stable isotope, hydrology, Wapusk National Park, climate change, Evaporation/Input ratio, E/I ratio, wetlands
Federal

Permafrost and snow are critical to the ecology of many northern ecosystems. They influence hydrology and vegetation and can dramatically affect the quality of wildlife habitat. In recent decades permafrost temperatures in North America have increased and snowfall and spring snow cover in the Arctic have declined. These trends are predicted to continue, although with regional and seasonal variability.

Last Updated: Oct. 29, 2019
Date Published: Oct. 28, 2019
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Vuntut, Old Crow Flats, permafrost
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