The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed on August 8, 2011 for this phase of Boreal Caribou research under the Implementation Plan for the Ongoing Management of Boreal Caribou in BC ended in 2019. The findings from research under this phase are being implemented under separate MoUs.
This research phase of the Implementation Plan for the Ongoing Management of Boreal Caribou in BC was governed by the following structures:
- MoU Strategic Lead Team (MSLT)—setting strategic priorities, approving the annual investment plan and steering the activities under the implementation plan (Terms of Reference);
- Research and Effectiveness Monitoring Board (REMB)—providing input into the annual investment plan. The REMB also reviews the findings from the activities and provides recommendations on the actions and effectiveness of the activities in implementing the plan.
The BC Oil and Gas Research and Innovation Society (BC OGRIS) administered the research activities under this initiative through a funding envelope originating from oil and gas production levies and well application fees. These fees and levies apply to all upstream companies operating in BC.
The funds were used to sponsor research and other projects identified in the annual investment plan. Projects funded under this initiative are listed on the Projects tab of this website.