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‘We’re concerned’: hundreds attend caribou meeting in Revelstoke

By Liam Harrap
Revelstoke Review
April 16, 2019
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

There was standing room only at the caribou conservation meeting last night. A crowd of more than 800 filled the Community Centre auditorium, spilling into the hallway. Thousands more tuned in to watch the proceedings live. Government representatives are traveling the province to gather feedback on two draft agreements to protect endangered caribou. One draft plan covers the southern mountain caribou herds from the Kootenays to north of Prince George and the other focuses on the central mountain herds in northeastern B.C. Mayor Gary Sulz told the government representatives that Revelstoke wants a seat at the table for ongoing caribou recovery plans negotiations. “In a loud and clear tone. We’re concerned.”

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