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Caribou Penning Program Helps Recovery of Threatened Klinse-Za Herd
June 23, 2015

Story Caribou Penning Program Helps Recovery of Threatened Klinse-Za Herd

The Klinse-Za caribou herd in northeastern B.C., whose current range resides approximately 110 kilometres northwest of our former Quintette Operations, has only about two dozen individuals left in the population due to decades of excessive predation and other factors. The most critical window for survival and proliferation of the herd is the spring when caribou females, known as cows, give birth.

Conserving Land in the East Kootenays
June 25, 2014

Story Conserving Land in the East Kootenays

As part of our ongoing work to enhance biodiversity, we undertook a unique conservation initiative in the East Kootenay region, purchasing approximately 7,150 hectares of private lands in the Elk Valley and Flathead River Valley.

Working Together to Protect the Woodland Caribou
June 25, 2014

Story Working Together to Protect the Woodland Caribou

The Quintette steelmaking coal mine, located in the Peace region of northeastern British Columbia, previously operated for a period of nearly 18 years, up until 2000. Since 2010, work has been conducted to prepare the site for a potential restart. The area is also home to the woodland caribou, which was designated a species at risk in Canada in 2002. The Quintette project was designed to minimize and mitigate our impact on the caribou. The creation of a caribou mitigation and monitoring plan (CMMP) was integral to this process.

Managing Selenium at our Steelmaking Coal Operations
June 30, 2011

Story Managing Selenium at our Steelmaking Coal Operations

We commissioned an independent panel of world-class experts to help forge a strategic plan for the sustainable management of selenium at our coal operations.

Bluebird Watching at Highland Valley Copper
June 30, 2012

Story Bluebird Watching at Highland Valley Copper

For over a decade, Highland Valley Copper (HVC) Operations has been building nesting boxes for bluebirds in reclaimed areas of the mine site and conducting monitoring of the boxes and the birds who make them their homes.

From a Mined Pit to a Thriving Trout Habitat
June 30, 2011

Story From a Mined Pit to a Thriving Trout Habitat

Rainbow trout and bull trout are now thriving in the Sphinx Creek watershed, thanks to the successful reclamation effort of one of our mined pits at Cardinal River Operations (CRO).

Our Partnerships with Vancouver Aquarium and the Nature Conservency of Canada
June 30, 2013

Story Our Partnerships with Vancouver Aquarium and the Nature Conservency of Canada

In 2012, we continued to form partnerships with communities, Indigenous Peoples, organizations and institutions around the world to facilitate our efforts related to water stewardship, environmental management and health care.

Sheep Sharing: Teck Transplants Bighorn Sheep Across North America
June 30, 2013

Story Sheep Sharing: Teck Transplants Bighorn Sheep Across North America

Since the 1980s, we have helped transfer 368 bighorn sheep from our Cardinal River Operations (CRO) to various jurisdictions throughout North America to help rebuild depleted herds.

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