4 record(s) found with the tag "ecological sustainability" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Lookout Pond Fish Study - 2003
Principal Investigator: Mercredi, Jayda
Licenced Year(s): 2003
Summary: The objective of this project is to determine whether Lookout Pond, at the Ekati Diamond Mine site, is a fish bearing water body. Should any fish be caught, they will be released back into Lookout Pond and the project will be terminated. Fish capture me...


Developing Sustainable Non-timber Forest Product Business Opportunities in the GSA
Principal Investigator: Boxall, Peter
Licenced Year(s): 2001 2000
Summary: The distribution and abundance of some potential non-timber forest products (berries) will be assessed based on the results of community interviews and field studies. The number of berries in various forest stands in the Gwich'in Settlement Area will be quantified. No berries will be picked. Berries will be quantified by counting by hand. Sites for berry counting will be accessed by boat or road....


Reproductive Ecology of Tundra Swans in the Mackenzie Delta Region
Principal Investigator: Swystun, Heather
Licenced Year(s): 2002 2001
Summary: Two individuals from each of the communities of Inuvik, Aklavik, Tsiigehtchic, Fort McPherson, and Tuktoyaktuk will be interviewed about their local knowledge of tundra swan biology. Information collected will educate the researcher about local tundra swan ecology and may help generate questions that are important to communities. Interview methods will follow those used by the Arctic Borderlands E...


Studies on the past, present and future ecological impact on Canadian northern boreal forest and arctic ecosystems due to mining activities, shown at the Great Slave Lake area, Northwest Territories, Canada
Principal Investigator: Steinecke, Karin
Licenced Year(s): 1998 1997
Summary: The project will focus on understanding, analyzing and evaluating the reactions of the northern boreal forest ecosystems in the Great Slave Lake region due to man made stress of mining, settlement and connecting activities. The project will try to develop some general conclusions, statements and model systems. The research team (2 persons) will come from Europe to Yellowknife by plane. The base wi...


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