Wild Border Watersheds


A database of information resources on the transboundary region’s ecology, cultures and industrial proposals. Use the search tools below to find the resources you are looking for.

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Northwest Transmission Line

Grizzly Bear Population Inventory & Monitoring Across the Skeena Region of British Columbia

The Skeena Region represents almost one-third of British Columbia, including the transboundary region, and includes 15 grizzly bear population units. Due to the general lack of baseline information about populations and associated trends, there is no comprehensive plan for regional management of grizzly bear populations and habitats. This report by Clayton Apps, PhD, reviews and assesses current knowledge regarding grizzly bear populations across the region and provides a geographic prioritization of objectives pertaining to grizzly bear population inventory and monitoring.

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Odyssey to the Sacred Headwaters

Professor Wade Davis describes the beauty of the Sacred Headwaters, the threats to it, and the response of native groups and concerned citizens as part of UBC Reads Sustainability.

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The Big Dig: CTV News Report on Northwest BC Mining Boom

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Scientist Letter of Concern About Proposed Development in the Transboundary Watersheds

A letter from 36 scientists to Premier Christy Clark asking for her leadership to balance impending industrial development in northwest B.C. with the outstanding fish, wildlife and ecological values of this largely pristine region.

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