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We are gathering feedback on the draft Bistcho Lake Sub-regional Plan to support caribou recovery with an approach that considers a broad range of interests and land-use activities.
The draft plan was informed by recommendations provided by the Bistcho Lake Caribou Sub-regional Task Force.
Your feedback is important and will help identify opportunities to refine the Bistcho Lake Sub-regional Plan, as well as inform the socio-economic assessment that will be completed on the plan.
March 29 to May 29, 2021
Results under review
Who is listening
Ministry of Environment and Parks
Watch the videos or read the resources below to learn more about sub-regional planning before attending an online session or providing your feedback on the Draft Bistcho Lake Sub-regional Plan (PDF, 4.4 MB)
- Appendix A: Bistcho Lake Sub-region Woodland Caribou Habitat Recovery Analysis (PDF, 25.1 MB)
- Flowchart: Building a Sub-regional Plan (PDF, 600 KB)
- Fact Sheet: A Profile of the Bistcho Lake Sub-region (PDF, 1.3 MB)
- Fact Sheet: The Task Force (PDF, 500 KB)
- Fact Sheet: Supporting Indigenous Traditional Uses (PDF, 7.8 MB)
- Fact Sheet: Supporting Caribou and Other Species - Bistcho Lake (PDF, 2.1 MB)
- Fact Sheet: Supporting Economic Opportunities (PDF, 573 KB)
- Fact Sheet: Supporting Recreational and Tourism Opportunities - Bistcho Lake (PDF, 500 KB)
- Recommendations for the Bistcho Lake Planning Area – Advice to the Government of Alberta provided by the Northwest Caribou Sub-regional Task Force (PDF, 2.0 MB)
- Watch the video: Sub-regional planning - Working together
- Watch the video: Footprint: Episode 1 – Our Footprints
- Watch the video: Footprint: Episode 3 – Making a Plan
Provide your feedback on the draft plan through an online survey from March 29 to May 29, 2021.
Online community information session
Attend an online community information session with government staff to learn more, share feedback and ask questions about the draft Bistcho Lake Sub-regional Plan. Sessions are approximately 2 hours long and registration is limited.
To participate, register for the session you wish to attend by clicking the links below. After registering, you will get a confirmation email that outlines how to participate.
April 21 - registration will close at noon on April 19
May 6 - times not yet available
May 18 - times not yet available
Stakeholder representative organizations will also be invited to participate in technical sessions focused on their sector.
The Bistcho Lake Sub-regional Plan is one of several sub-regional plans that will be developed over the next few years. These sub-regional plans support a working landscape, which considers the economy, while also supporting caribou and other species, Indigenous traditional land use, and recreational activities.
Last updated: March 29, 2021