Environmental Stewardship

Snowmobile Closures Within Mountain Caribou Area

Quoted from the Ministry of Natural Resource Operations website: "Under the Mountain Caribou Recovery Implementation Plan, scientists recommended over one million hectares across the mountain caribou range be closed to motorized winter recreation to facilitate recovery of caribou populations. These closures are now in effect. If you would like to download closures areas to gps click here."

Download the 2010 Environmental Stewardship Presentation

Environmental Stewardship is a simple term yet encompasses quite a lot. To many snowmobilers they have been practicing good stewardship practices for so long, most don’t even know they were doing it. See the PowerPoint download to read more. Click Here to Download

Important Maps: Closures and Winter Ranges

Snowmobile Closures - Under the Mountain Caribou Recovery Implementation Plan, scientists recommended over one million hectares across the mountain caribou range be closed to motorized winter recreation to facilitate recovery of caribou populations. These closures are now in effect.

Approved Ungulate Winter Ranges - An Ungulate Winter Range (UWR) is defined as an area that contains habitat that is necessary to meet the winter habitat requirements of an ungulate species.

Snowmobiling and Caribou PowerPoint Presentation

Click the link below to download this informative PowerPoint Presentation:

* Microsoft PowerPoint or the Free PowerPoint Viewer is required.
* Download PowerPoint 2003 Viewer Here.
* Download PowerPoint 2007 Viewer Here.

A Snowmobilers Guide to Environmental Stewardship in BC

Click the link below to download this informative guide:

Adobe PDF: Download Environmental Stewardship Manual

Snowmobile Design and Snowmobile Sound Basics

Clicke the link below to download a snowmobile design and snowmobile sound basics paper that was authored by Dr. Jason Blough from Michigan Technological University. The snowmobile manufacturers work closely with Dr. Blough and Michigan Tech and participated in this paper. Members of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) also participated.

Adobe PDF: Download Snowmobile Design and Snowmobile Sound Basics