The role of translocation in recovery of woodland caribou populations.

  title={The role of translocation in recovery of woodland caribou populations.},
  author={Nicholas J Decesare and Jesse Whittington and Mark Hebblewhite and H ugh S. Robinson and Mark Bradley and Lalenia Neufeld and Marco Musiani},
  journal={Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology},
  volume={25 2},
Maintenance of viable populations of many endangered species will require conservation action in perpetuity. Efforts to conserve these species are more likely to be successful if their reliance on conservation actions is assessed at the population level. Woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou) were extirpated recently from Banff National Park, Canada, and translocations of caribou to Banff and neighboring Jasper National Park are being considered. We used population viability analysis to… CONTINUE READING