FOW President Vern Fish is in regular communications with W.P.P. Sup. Shannon Lawr and other park staff. Here's three items they shared from this week's discussions.
Grey Ghosts of Wabakimi -- Woodland Caribou Flyer (open & download)
What can you do to help? P lease do your part to help ensure that there will always be
woodland caribou in the park: • Try to avoid camping/ using shore lunches on islands during the vulnerable calving period (May and June). • Use existing campsites • Stick to trails to reduce the overall footprint on the sensitive lichen-carpeted habitat. • Keep dogs on a leash • If you see a caribou, do not pursue it. Keep your distance and just observe. • If you see a caribou please take time to fill out the sightings chart. • Thanks! The caribou appreciate
Fish for the Future: (Do's & Don'ts) open & download
Wabakimi fishing is among the best in Ontario due to a well managed fishery and remote setting. Let’s help keep it this way for future generations. Catch & Release, Fish First Aid, Gear, Drastic Plastic
Shannon Walshe-W.P.P. Biologist-- says canoe trippers can contribute to flora and fauna information, monitoring, and protections by entering observations in iNaturalist.
See her interview from last August.
iNaturalist-Getting Started Video Tutorials