This interim report is a technical support document for the Bathurst Caribou Range Plan (BCRP) Interim Discussion Document (Bathurst Caribou Range Plan 2016). It describes the methods and information used to support the development of the Interim Discussion Document. Topics addressed include the caribou herd and its habitat, people living within the range and engaging with the Bathurst herd, important land use and economic activities occurring within the range, and how different natural and human factors may affect caribou. Key findings and management concerns are summarized. Also see Appendices A-G.