27 record(s) found with the tag "co-management" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Mackenzie Basin Infographic: Fracking and Community-based Monitoring
Principal Investigator: Kaiser, Colleen
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: This program seeks to develop innovative approaches to communications with the ultimate goal of strengthening citizen engagement in and co-management of the Basin’s freshwater resources. This infographic is to be developed as a public education piece to 1) raise the profile of the Mackenzie River Basin throughout Canada and internationally, and to 2) create public awareness of the importance of so...


Suitability of Delphi to Address Oil & Gas Development Questions in a Co-Management System
Principal Investigator: Hayden, Shannon M
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The over-arching goal of this study is to assess the implementation, outcome and suitability of the Delphi method to facilitate communication and decision-making in a northern co-management system. A parallel objective is to outline how this approach might be used to solicit and reach consensus among community members, managers and scientific experts on potential impacts and best management practi...


A Case Study of Husky Lakes Beluga co-management using network analysis
Principal Investigator: Berkes, Fikret
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: This project aims to understand how co-management helps the people of Tuktoyaktuk to deal with environment and resource problems. The researcher hopes to look at the role of the FJMC, and the exchange of knowledge between the Inuvialuit and government scientists. Through meetings with Burton Ayles and Sheila Nasogaluak as well as a joint FJMC/DFO meeting, the Husky Lakes beluga entrapment issu...


Tulita Caribou Tradtitional Knowledge Study
Principal Investigator: Simmons, Deborah L
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: The research aims to address two broad objectives in applying TEK within co-management processes: 1) Develop tools for enhanced participation by Renewable Resource Councils and community members in research, policy development and management decision-making initiatives of the SRRB, drawing upon TEK within the community; 2) Strengthen the understanding among scientists and policy-makers of the nat...


The Impacts of Caribou Co-management Arrangements on Development Activities in Caribou Habitat
Principal Investigator: Kofinas, Gary P
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: The objective of this study is to determine what techniques caribou co-management arrangements are using to address industrial development in caribou ranges, what impacts they are having, and how they may increase their impacts if needed. One of the pervasive threats facing caribou populations is habitat change. Habitat changes may occur due to a variety of reasons, including industrial develo...


Community Perspectives on Changing Caribou Populations: Traditional Knowledge Networks of Gwich'in Caribou Hunters
Principal Investigator: Wray, Kristine E J
Licenced Year(s): 2008 2007
Summary: The objectives of this study are: 1)Investigate the scope and extent of Aboriginal knowledge networks concerning caribou; to what extent do harvesters draw upon local knowledge, traditional knowledge and/or scientific data generated by government and other sources to make their decisions about where, when and with whom to harvest? 2) Explore the extent to which traditional knowledge, generated...


Development of insider-outsider partnerships in the Sahtu
Principal Investigator: Carthew, Ruaraidh A.G,
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: The objective of this study is to promote organizational learning in resource management in the Sahtu and to identify successful approaches for participatory processes. The project hopes to make insights and experiences from past resource managers available to present and future managers in order to enrich efforts of operating an equitable and effective co-management board. Resource management ...


Landscapes of Power: Native Peoples, National Parks, and the Making of a Modern Wilderness in Northern Canada and Alaska, 1940-2000
Principal Investigator: Martin, Brad
Licenced Year(s): 2007 2004
Summary: The main objective of this historical research project is to examine how and why relations between indigenous groups and national park administrators in northern Canada and Alaska changed in the second half of the twentieth century. A secondary objective is to write a general history of national park establishment and management in these regions. The researcher will travel to and from the resea...


Industrial Development and Indigenous Peoples of the Russian and Canadian North: Interaction, Losses, Acquisitions
Principal Investigator: Novikova, Natalya I.
Licenced Year(s): 2006
Summary: The major issues in the interaction of indigenous peoples and industrial corporations are the right of aboriginal peoples to natural resources, and aboriginal participation and co-management of these resources. These issues generate heated discussion on all levels of power, and acquire the character of conflict in everyday life. Lack of understanding about other parties’ intentions precludes engag...


Fort Good Hope Traditional Knowledge Pilot Project: K'ahsho Got'ine Ways of Respecting the Land
Principal Investigator: Simmons, Deborah L
Licenced Year(s): 2006
Summary: This research project is being carried out in response to the need for better understanding of the specific role of Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) in resources management in each of the Sahtu Dene districts. The research aims to address two broad objectives in applying TEK within co-management processes: 1) develop tools for enhanced participation by Renewable Resource Councils and communi...


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