Staff Directory

Wildlife Research Reports

 

Barrenground Caribou

Carnivores

Muskox

Multi-species/ecological studies

Peary Caribou

Polar Bear

 

Barrenground Caribou

A Calving Ground Photo Survey of the Qamanirjuaq Migratory Barren-Ground Caribou (Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus) Population, June 2008 (Technical Report Series 2010: No.1-10) (view report)

Aerial Abundance Estimates, Seasonal Range Use, and Spatial Affiliations of the Barren-Ground Caribou (Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus) on Baffin Island - March 2014 (Technical Report Series 2015: No.1) (view report)

Availability of Caribou and Muskoxen for Local Human Consumption across Nunavut (2012) (view report)

Baffin caribou health monitoring program 2008-2015 (view report)

Baffin Island Caribou Consultations (2011) (view report)

Baffin Island Caribou Consultations (2012) (view report)

Bluenose East Caribou Herd Spring Sampling Urine and Fecals May 2007 (Status Report No.31, 2007) (view report)

Calving Ground Abundance Estimates of the Beverly and Ahiak Subpopulations of Barren-Ground Caribou (Rangifer tarandus groelandicus) (2011) (view report)

Caribou Health Monitoring: Caribou Sampe Collection for Disease Monitoring and Genetic Analysis (Interim progress report, Dec 2009) (view report)

Delimiting Nunavut Caribou Populations Using Nuclear DNA (Interim Wildlife Report No.5, 2006) (view report)

Delimiting Nunavut Caribou Populations Using Nuclear DNA (Status Report No.23, 2006) (view report)

Delimiting Nunavut Caribou Populations Using Nuclear DNA (Status Report No.24, 2006) (view report)

Estimating the Abundance of South Baffin Caribou (Summary Report, 2012) (view report)

Monitoring Condition, Feeding Habits and Demographic Parameters of Island Bound Barren-Ground Caribou, Southampton Island, Nunavut (Final Status Report No.3, 2006) (view report)

Muskoxen Abundance and Distribution, and Caribou Distribution and Calving Areas on Boothia Peninsula, Nunavut (Status Report No.20, 2006) (view report)

Public and Inuit interests, Baffin Island caribou and wildilfe management: results of a public opinion poll in Baffin Island communities (2015) (view report)

Space Use and Movement Patterns of North Baffin Caribou (Interim Wildlife Report No.13, 2007) (view report)

Space Use and Movement Patterns of North Baffin Caribou (Field Summary and Progress Report, 2011) (view report)

The Monitoring of Qamanirjiaq Caribou Using Satellite Telemetry (Status Report No.13, 2005) (view report)

The Seasonal Distribution and Herd Delimitation of Northeastern Mainland Caribou (Status Report No. 14, 2005) (view report)

The Seasonal Distribution and Herd Delimitation of Northeastern Mainland Caribou (Final Status Report No.2, 2006) (view report)

Western Kitikmeot Caribou Workshop (Final Wildlife Report No.19, 2007) (view report)

Working Together for Baffin Island Caribou - Workshop Report (2013) (view report)

 

Carnivores

Genetics of North American Arctic fox populations: summary (Final Wildlife Report No.15, 2006) (view report)

Genetics of North American Arctic fox populations (Final Wildlife Report No.16, 2006) (view report)

Genetics of northern wolf populations: summary (Final Wildlife Report No.20, 2007) (view report)

Genetics of northern wolf populations (Final Wildlife Report No.21, 2007) (view report)

High Arctic wolf ecology (Field report, Summer 2014) (view report)

High Arctic wolf ecology (Field report, Summer 2015) (view report)

High Arctic wolf ecology (Field report, Summer 2016) (view report)

Nunavut grizzly bear harvest monitoring (view report)

Nunavut wolf morphology and diet study (Final Wildlife Report No.11, 2006) (view report)

The estimation of grizzly bear density through hair-snagging techniques above the tree line (view report)

Wolverine carcass collection and harvest monitoring in Nunavut (view report)

 

Muskox

Availability of Caribou and Muskoxen for Local Human Consumption across Nunavut (2012) (view report)

Distribution and abundance of Peary caribou and muskoxen on Devon Island, March 2016 (view report)

Distribution and abundance of Peary caribou and muskoxen on Devon Island, March 2016 (view poster)

Distribution and abundance of Peary caribou and muskoxen on the Bathurst Island Group, May 2013 (view report)

Distribution and abundance of Peary caribou and muskoxen on Prince of Wales and Somerset Islands, August 2016 (view poster)

Distribution and abundance of Peary caribou and muskoxen on Prince of Wales, Somerset, and Russell Islands, August 2016 (view report)

Distribution and abundance of Peary caribou and muskoxen on Southern Ellesmere Island, March 2015 (view report)

Estimating Peary Caribou and Muskox Numbers, Composition and Distribution on Ellesmere Island, Nunavut (Status Report No.18, 2006) (view report)

Estimating Peary Caribou and Muskox Numbers, Composition and Distribution on Ellesmere Island, Nunavut (Status Report No.21, 2006) (view report)

Estimating Peary Caribou and Muskox Numbers, Composition and Distributions on the High Arctic Islands of Nunavut (Status Report No.19, 2006) (view report)

High Arctic muskox (Ovibos moschatus) and Peary caribou (Rangifer tarandus pearyi) harvest summary 1990-2015 (view report)

Management Plan for High Arctic Muskoxen of the Qikiqtaaluk Region, 2013-2018 (view report)

Movements and habitat use of muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) on Bathurst, Cornwallis, and Devon Islands, 2003-2006 (view report)

Muskox aerial survey (Ovibos moschatus) of the Kitikmeot region, Nunavut (view report)

Muskox disease monitoring, 2014-2015 (Progress report) (view report)

Muskox distribution and abundance, King William Island, 2013 (view report)

Muskox distribution and abundance, Kugluktuk, 2013 (view report)

Muskox distribution and abundance, Victoria Island, 2013-2014 (view report)

Muskox Health Survey (Final Report, 2011) (view report)

Muskox Sampling: Urine and Fecals May and August 2007 (Status Report No.30, 2007) (view report)

Muskoxen and Peary Caribou Harvest Database (Summary Report, 2011) (view report)

Muskoxen Abundance and Distribution, and Caribou Distribution and Calving Areas on Boothia Peninsula, Nunavut (Status Report No.20, 2006) (view report)

Muskoxen Distribution and Abundance in the Area West of the Coppermine River, Kitikmeot Region, Nunavut (Status Report, No.33, 2007) (view report)

Recent Trends in Abundance of Peary Caribou and Muskoxen in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, Nunavut (Final Report, 2011) (view report)

Review of Muskox Populations Status in the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut (Interim Wildlife Report No.6, 2006) (view report)

The Distribution and Abundance of Peary Caribou and Muskoxen Across the North Western High Arctic Islands, Nunavut (Interim Wildlife Report No.15, 2008) (view report)

 

Multi-Species/Ecological Studies

Availability of Caribou and Muskoxen for Local Human Consumption across Nunavut (2012) (view report)

Do Differences in Gastropod Communities Potentially Account for the Presence or Absence of Umingmakstongylus pallikuukensis? (Interim Wildlife Report No.11, 2007) (view report)

Feasibility of using high-resolution satellite imagery to assess vertebrate wildlife populations (view report)

Kivalliq Ecological Land Classification Map Atlas - A Wildlife Perspective

Multi-scale investigation of the population ecology of raptors in Nunavut (Final report, 2010) (view report)

Recommendations on Total Allowable Harvest (TAH) Rates for the Terrestrial Wildlife Populations in Nunavut (Final Wildlife Report No.4, 2007) (view report)

Statutory Report on Wildlife to the Nunavut Legislative Assembly (2007) (view report)

Statutory Report on Wildlife to the Nunavut Legislative Assembly (2013) (view report)

Thelon Wildlife Sanctuary (Final Wildlife Report No.10, 2006) (view report)

Vegetation Mapping in the Kivalliq Using Digital Landsat TM 5/7 Data (Interim Wildlife Report No.7, 2006) (view report)

Wildlife Research in the Kivalliq Region of Nunavut with Implications to the Needs of Nunavummiut (Final Wildlife Report No.18, 2007) (view report)

 

Peary Caribou

All About Ice: Peary Caribou Movements in the Bathurst Islands Complex (view report)

Availability of Caribou and Muskoxen for Local Human Consumption across Nunavut (2012) (view report)

Distribution and abundance of Peary caribou on Lougheed Island, July 2016 (view report)

Distribution and abundance of Peary caribou and muskoxen on Devon Island, March 2016 (view report)

Distribution and abundance of Peary caribou and muskoxen on Devon Island, March 2016 (view poster)

Distribution and abundance of Peary caribou and muskoxen on Prince of Wales and Somerset Islands, August 2016 (view poster)

Distribution and abundance of Peary caribou and muskoxen on Prince of Wales, Somerset, and Russell Islands, August 2016 (view report)

Distribution and abundance of Peary caribou and muskoxen on the Bathurst Island group, May 2013 (view report)

Distribution and abundance of Peary caribou and muskoxen on southern Ellesmere Island, March 2015 (view report)

Estimating Peary Caribou and Muskox Numbers, Composition and Distribution on Ellesmere Island, Nunavut (Status Report No.18, 2006) (view report)

Estimating Peary Caribou and Muskox Numbers, Composition and Distribution on Ellesmere Island, Nunavut (Status Report No.21, 2006) (view report)

Estimating Peary Caribou and Muskox Numbers, Composition and Distributions on the High Arctic Islands of Nunavut (Status Report No.19, 2006) (view report)

High Arctic muskox (Ovibos moschatus) and Peary caribou (Rangifer tarandus pearyi) harvest summary 1990-2015 (view report)

Peary caribou landscape genetics (view report)

Recent Trends in Abundance of Peary Caribou and Muskoxen in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, Nunavut (Final Report, 2011) (view report)

The Distribution and Abundance of Peary Caribou and Muskoxen Across the North Western High Arctic Islands, Nunavut (Interim Wildlife Report No.15, 2008) (view report)

 

Polar Bear

Abundance Estimates for Five Polar Bear Populations: A Comparison Between Estimates Derived from Preliminary and Extensive Data Sets (Status Report No.27, 2007) (view report)

Aerial Survey Population Monitoring of Polar Bears in Foxe Basin (Final Report, 2012) (view report)

Aerial surveys suggest long-term stability in the seasonally ice-free Foxe Basin (Nunavut) polar bear population (view Marine Mammal Science article online)

Baffin Bay Polar Bear Genetic Mark-recapture Project (Interim report, Jan 2013) (view report)

Baffin Bay Polar Bear Genetic Mark-recapture Project (Progress report, Jan 2012) (view report)

Community Consultations with Qikiqtarjuaq, Clyde River, and Pond Inlet on Management Concerns for the Baffin Bay Polar Bear Population (Final Wildlife Report No.2, 2006) (view report)

Conservation Risks of Male-Selective Harvest for Mammals with Low Reproductive Potential (Final Wildlife Report No.5, 2005) (view report)

Davis Strait Polar Bear Inventory (Status Report No.18, 2005) (view report)

Davis Strait Population Inventory (Final Report, 2009) (view report)

David Strait Population Survey (Interim report, Nov 2006) (view report)

Davis Strait Population Survey (Interim Wildlife Report No.12, 2007) (view report)

Davis Strait Public Opinion Report (2010) (view report)

Davis Strait Traditional Knowledge Report (2010) (view report)

Demography and Population Viability of Polar Bears in Kane Basin, Nunavut and Greenland. (Final Wildlife Report, No.7, 2006) (view report)

Demography and Population Viability of Polar Bears in Lancaster Sound and Norwegian Bay, Nunavut (Final Wildlife Report No.9, 2006) (view report)

Demography and Population Viability of Polar Bears in the Gulf of Boothia, Nunavut (Final Wildlife Report No.8, 2006) (view report)

Dietary habits of polar bears in Foxe Basin, Canada: possible evidence of a trophic regime shift mediated by a new top predator (Ecology and Evolution, 2016) (view article)

Estimating the Abundance of the Gulf of Boothia Polar Bear Sub-population by Genetic Mark-recapture (Field report, Aug 2015) (view report)

Estimating the Abundance of the M'Clintock Channel Polar Bear Sub-population by Genetic Mark-recapture (Field report, Sep 2014) (view report)

Estimating the Abundance of the M'Clintock Channel Polar Bear Sub-population by Genetic Mark-recapture (Field report, Aug 2015) (view report)

Foxe Basin polar bear aerial survey (Interim Report, 2010) (view report)

Foxe Basin polar bear aerial survey (Interim Report Appendices, 2010) (view report)

Foxe Basin polar bear project 2007-2012 (Interim Wildlife Report, No.16, 2008) (view report)

Foxe Basin polar bear project, part 1: movements, habitat, population delineation & Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit (Interim report, 2010) (view report)

Genetic Mark-Recapture Survey of Polar Bears in Kan Basin (Interim report, Aug 2013) (view report)

Genetic Mark-Recapture Survey of Polar Bears in Kane Basin (Interim report, 2014) (view report)

Genetic Mark-Recapture Survey of Polar Bears in Kane Basin: Satellite Collar Recovery (Field report, Jul 2015) (view report)

Government of Nunavut Department of Environment Submission to the Canadian Federal/Provincial/Territorial Polar Bear Technical Committee (Jan-Feb, 2012) (view report)

Inuit Knowledge Regarding Climate Change and the Baffin Bay Polar Bear Population (Final Wildlife Report No.1, 2005) (view report)

Management Consultations for the Western Hudson Bay (WH) Polar Bear Population, 1-2 December 2005 (Final Wildlife Report No.3, 2006) (view report)

Operation Arviat Polar Bear Summary Report (view report)

Polar Bear Harvest Reports 2014-2015 I 2013-20142012-2013 I 2011-2012 I 2010-11 I 2009-10 I 2008-09 I 2007-08 I 2006-07 I 2005-06 I 2004-05 I 2003-04 I 2002-03 I 2001-02 I 2000-01

Public and Inuit Interests, Western Hudson Bay Polar Bears and Wildlife Management: Results of a Public Opinion Poll in Western Hudson Bay Communities (Final Report, 2012) (view report)

Relationship between polar bears (Ursus maritimus) and Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus) (Final report, 2007) (view report

Sex-Selective Harvesting of Polar Bears (Final Wildlife Report No. 6, 2005) (view report)

Sex-Selective Harvesting of Polar Bears (Wildlife Biology 14(1):52-60. 2008) (view report)

Temporal and Spatial Trends in Organic and Metal Contaminants in Canadian Polar Bears: 2006-2007 NCP Project Summary Report (Interim Wildlife Report No.14, 2007) (view report)

Toward a noninvasive Inuit polar bear survey: genetic data from polar bear hair snags (view report)

Update COSEWIC Status Report on the Polar Bear (Status Report No.32, 2007) (view report)

Western Hudson Bay Aerial Survey (Final Report, 2012) (view report)