News & Updates
News and updates on the steps to conserve and protect the Bistcho Lake region.
Dene Tha’ and Partners’ Efforts to Save the Bistcho Caribou Herd (CBC The National)
Watch the CBC The National piece on Dene Tha's efforts at Bistcho Lake
Concern for Caribou Herds (Radio Interview)
Listen to the interview from April 12, 2022
Using Indigenous Knowledge to Protect and Recover Boreal Caribou, Grizzly Bear and Wolverine in Bistcho Lake
Results from one year of collecting data from a Traditional Knowledge-informed remote camera array.
Community Monitoring of Threatened Wood Bison (Final Report)
Local and experiential Indigenous knowledge and community-led science to monitor the Hay Zama bison herd.
Four ways people are trying to protect Canada’s natural landscapes
The Dene Tha’ are forging a plan to protect Alberta wetlands with more carbon-storing capabilities than the Amazon. From The Narwhal
How protecting caribou can help climate
Across Canada, climate change is exacerbating challenges caribou herds already face. But research shows protecting caribou habitat could have other benefits for climate. From What On Earth, CBC Radio
Carbon and caribou: Why the Dene Tha’ are forging a plan to protect a northern Alberta lake
The nation is proposing the first Indigenous Protected and Conserved Area in the province to protect the region surrounding one of Alberta’s largest lakes, which stores five times more carbon per square metre than the Amazon. From The Narwhal
The Case for an IPCA at Bistcho Lake
New draft report on the proposal for an IPCA in the greater Bistcho Lake area.
Bistcho Lake: Canada’s Last Frontier
After spending a few days in this remote area located on the north western corner of Alberta, one can see why the Dene Tha’ people call Bistcho Lake “the last frontier.”