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State of Conservation (SOC)

Wood Buffalo National Park

Wood Buffalo National Park
  Canada
Date of Inscription: 1983
Nomination records (Year): 1982
Category: Natural
Criteria: (vii)(ix)(x)
Threats*
  • Localised utilities
  • Water infrastructure
  • Other Threats:

    Bison herd infected with either tuberculosis and/or brucellosis



* : The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).

** : All mission reports are not always available electronically.