Community Forestry in the Boreal Forest Zone
Principal Investigator: Ramsay, James W.J.H. (1)
Licence Number: 8150
Organization: Biology Department, Carleton University,
Licenced Year(s): 1988
Issued: Jan 01, 1988
Project Team: Dr. J. Parkes; Dr. J. Lambert; Dr. H. Merriam

Objective(s): to begin background discussions with the GNWT Departments of Renewable Resources and Economic Development and Tourism so as to define a mechanism for developing forest management plans for Northern communities based on the principles of self-determination, sustainable development, and integrated resource management; to begin to plan to involve a northern community in the development of a model plan for management of the communities forest-based resources.

Project Description: Mr. James Ramsay began preliminary discussions with GNWT Departments of Renewable Resources and Economic Development and Tourism regarding community economic diversification and local management of renewable resources. The resarech is intended to define a mechanism for developing forest management plans based on principles of self-determination, sustainable development and integrated resource management.