Arrow Lakes Caribou Society and Maternity Pen FAQ’s

Do you have some questions about what the Arrow Lakes Caribou Society is, or the maternity pen and its operations? Who is the Arrow Lakes Caribou Society? The Arrow Lakes Caribou Society (ALCS) was formed following two well-attended public forums, discussing caribou recovery efforts around Nakusp. ALCS is a non-profit organization headquartered in Nakusp, designed …

Thank you to Interfor for your support of the Maternity Pen Project

The Arrow Lakes Caribou Society would like to thank Interfor for their contributions to the Caribou Maternity Pen Project. Efforts to recover the Southern Mountain Central Selkirk Caribou population have been supported with in-kind supplies from Interfor. Randy Waterous, Interfor Environment and Land Use Superintendent (Interior Woodlands) says “we hope to contribute to the herd …

Thank you to the Nakusp and Area Community Foundation!

The Arrow Lakes Caribou Society would like to thank the Nakusp and Area Community Foundation (NACF) for their generous support of the Caribou Maternity Pen Project. The community foundation, which has been contributing towards Nakusp and area community projects for almost 20 years, granted ALCS with funding to buy a metal storage container for the …

Thank you to NACFOR!

The Arrow Lakes Caribou Society would like to thank the Nakusp and Area Community Forest (NACFOR) for generously supporting the Central Selkirk Caribou Maternity Pen Project with in-kind donations. The goal of our project is to halt the population decline of the Central Selkirk subpopulation of Woodland Caribou. The maternity pen project would not have …

Maternity Pen Construction

Since 2019, ALCS has received over $70,000 in in-kind work and materials from local businesses and stakeholders for maternity pen planning and construction. Following conditional government support for pen construction and operation in 2020/2021 from the South Area Caribou Team, pen construction ramped up in October. ALCS received $73,928 from the B.C. Provincial Government's Forest …