In addition, the western portion of the TSA overlaps with the Muskwa-Kechika Management Area
, which supports a diverse range of large mammals.
Using data from 14 female moose (Alces alces) collared in the Muskwa-Kechika Management Area
of northern British Columbia, we examined differences among global and individual resource selection models for 5 seasons (winter, late winter, calving, summer, and fall).
Some 16 million acres of the Muskwa-Kechika Management Area
in northeast British Columbia have been protected from development.
At 4.4 million hectares, the Muskwa-Kechika Management Area
, as it is formally called, is approximately the size of Nova Scotia and contains astonishing biodiversity: elk, caribou, bison, bears, lynx and dozens of rare and endangered bird species.
In the western portion of the timber supply area, the Muskwa-Kechika Management Area
contains protected areas and special management zones that maintain wilderness and wildlife habitat areas.
The Muskwa-Kechika Management Area
(MKMA) in northern British Columbia is known for its abundance of large ungulates (moose, elk, caribou, Stone's sheep, a few mountain goats (Oreamnos americanus) and deer (Odocoileus spp.)) and large predators (wolves, grizzly bears, black bears (U.