Wondering what might be up for Quebec
caribou in 2012? So were we, until we received this information from the Quebec Ministry of Natural Resources and Wildlife
, which sets regulations and seasons in that province.
Minister Serge Simard outlined new measures for the 2012 season: "The biological data for 2011 shows that the Leaf River herd is, like the George River herd, decreasing, leading us to introduce stricter hunting rules to preserve this popular species for hunters."
Zones 23 East, 23 South and 24 (which is, essentially the range of the George River herd), are closed for the 2012-2013 season and will remain closed until biological surveys indicate the herd is recovering.....