Principal Investigator:Benson, Kristi Licenced Year(s):
The proposed two-year traditional knowledge (TK) study focuses on gathering Gwich’in traditional knowledge of three species of special concern- wolverine, grizzly bear, and woodland caribou - northern mountain population. The TK studies will be led by a Gwich'in Species at Risk (SAR) TK Committee, which will direct the projects and allow information to flow from federal and territorial bodies to c...
Principal Investigator:Classen, Claire M Licenced Year(s):
The last self-sustaining population of whooping cranes breeds in a vast wetland complex in northern Wood Buffalo National Park (WBNP), Canada. For the past fifty years, Canada and the United States have participated in successful conservation efforts to prevent the species’ extinction. However, the population of whooping cranes is still not large enough for the cranes to be de-listed from their ...
Principal Investigator:Tate, Douglas Licenced Year(s):
The Nahanni aster is a small plant that is known to be found at only three hotspring sites within Nahanni National Park Reserve. This study proposes to visit the three known sites (by helicopter) to survey the number of asters present and collect some s...
Principal Investigator:Sotiropoulos, Maria Licenced Year(s):
The extensive wetland complex in Wood Buffalo National Park (WBNP) is composed of a mosaic of shallow ponds that are unique in Canada. They are also the nesting grounds of the last migratory population of Whooping Cranes. Water, organic matter, aquatic plants and small aquatic life forms will be sampled from ponds just outside the nesting area and 0.5 km from the highway. The research team will ...
Principal Investigator:Whitney, Paul Licenced Year(s):
Survey all streams to be crossed by the proposed Foothills Pipeline, conduct aerial and ground surveys of rare and endangered species, and inspect all stockpile and comprssor stations and wharfing sites associated with the proposed pipeline for Foothills Pipeline....