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Action HM-A4:
Submit a description of the harvest regime for each subpopulation


Summary of the Action:

Each Range State will submit a description of the harvest regime for each subpopulation where harvest occurs, within their respective countries.

Action Lead: 

Caroline Ladanowski (Environment and Climate Change CanadaThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Action Contacts: 

Melissa Galicia (Environment and Climate Change Canada; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
Erik Andersen (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Participants:

Polar Bear Range States members:

   
 United States:

Dave Gustine (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

Erik Andersen (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Canada:

Caroline Ladanowski (Environment and Climate Change Canada)

Evan Richardson (Environment and Climate Change Canada)

Melissa Galicia (Environment and Climate Change Canada; Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Greenland: 

Fernando Ugarte (Greenland Institute of Natural Resources, Greenland, and IUCN Polar Bear Specialist Group)

 

Invited expert:

   

University of Washington:

Eric Regehr

 


Duration of action:

January 2024 - November 2025

Expected impact/outcome
(i.e., how the action will affect progress towards achieving the Objective):

An understanding of harvest regime for polar bear subpopulations will provide a framework to ensure that harvest is carried out in a biologically sustainable manner, and in accordance with sound conservation practices. 

Deliverables/ output:

  • D1. Report with descriptions of the harvest management regimes for all subpopulations


     

Member state contacts

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