The Junction California bighorn sheep range lies at the confluence of the Fraser and Chilcotin Rivers (Junction Management Plan). There are currently 400-500 sheep in the area. It is the largest, northernmost California bighorn sheep population in North America and has been the source of sheep for the reintroduction program to other parts of B.C. and to the six western states. Since 1954, approximately 250 sheep have been transplanted fromt his population.
Hebert, Darryll. 1987. A Proposal to Manage Coyote and Cougar Populations of the Junction Wildlife Management Area. Ministry of Environment and Parks. Wildlife Working Report. WR-30