16 record(s) found with the tag "fish" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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NTPC Bluefish Hydro Repairs
Principal Investigator: Panayi, Damian
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Summary: The objective is to describe the aquatic environment in the Yellowknife River between Bluefish Lake and Prosperous Lake as per the Fisheries Authorization and the Water Licence. This may include investigating aquatic vegetation, water quality and quantity, benthic invertebrates, fish and substrate. The results will be used to determine the most suitable means of fish habitat compensation or produc...


Marian Watershed Community-Based Aquatic Effects Monitoring Program
Principal Investigator: Garner, Kerri
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The Tlicho Lands Moratorium was lifted in June 2013, and development pressure is expected to increase on Tlicho Lands. As Tlicho Lands are in relatively pristine condition, the intent of this study is to begin to collect baseline data at sites prioritized by community members away from specific project footprints in order to analyze the cumulative impacts of development, climate change, and increa...


Cumulative impacts of metal deposition in the NWT: Using lead isotopes to trace local, regional and long-range sources
Principal Investigator: Chételat, John
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: Recent increases in fish mercury concentrations in the Mackenzie River basin are an environmental and human health concern. In several cases, new fish consumption advisories have been released by the NWT Health and Social Services for some lakes in the NWT. It remains unclear what processes are driving these trends in metal bioaccumulation. Two dominant hypotheses are: 1) new sources of long-range...


Prairie Creek Mine - Baseline Aquatic Monitoring Program
Principal Investigator: Wilcockson, John B
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: To collect baseline aquatic data in advance of the development of the Prairie Creek Mine. The study will be part of the Aquatic Effects Monitoring Program (AEMP) and will satisfy the requirements of the federal Environmental Effects Monitoring (EEM). The description below is a summary of the planned methodology. Most work will be carried out on Prairie Creek; however, sampling will also be con...


2013 Yellowknife Bay Baseline Data Collection for Aquatics and Fisheries
Principal Investigator: Kramer, Tara
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The primary objective of this research program is to collect baseline data on: 1) water chemistry, limnologic profiles, sediments, plankton, benthic invertebrates and aquatic habitat; and, 2) fish presence and collection of fish tissue for metal analysis. Aquatics: The Aquatics field program will be conducted in the spring of 2013. During the field program, the following samples will be coll...


Aquatic Environmental Effects Monitoring - Flat River at Cantung Mine
Principal Investigator: Hoos, Rick
Licenced Year(s): 2012 2009 2002
Summary: The objectives of this research are: (1) to determine length, weight, and general condition of 100 fish and tissue analysis of not more than 10 fish (Slimy Sculpin- Cottus cognatus) per site at five site locations in the Flat River: two locations upstream of the CanTung mine site, one adjacent to the mine site and at two locations downstream of the mine site; and, (2) to determine sediment and w...


2008 Aquatic Monitoring Program
Principal Investigator: Wen, Marc
Licenced Year(s): 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Summary: This research will characterize baseline and post-baseline conditions in the lakes and streams near areas of current and pending mining activity. This will be the 11th year of post-baseline data collected in the Koala Watershed and the 8th year of post-baseline data collected in the King-Cujo Watershed as a part of EKATI’s Aquatic Effects Monitoring Program. It will also be the 10th year of moni...


Diavik Diamond Mines Inc. Shoal Habitat Utilization Study 2007
Principal Investigator: Morrison, Scott
Licenced Year(s): 2007 2006 2005 2004
Summary: Consistent with the DFO authorization, the major objectives of this study are to: 1) to provide annual documentation of shoal habitat use by Lake Trout in the vicinity of the mine site. FA Clause 8.1.3 2) to ground truth hydroacustic equipment by capturing fish to identify species, collect life history data, tag, and then release As stated in the Authorization for Works or Undertakings Affec...


Con Mine Environmental Effects Monitoring (EEM) Cycle 2
Principal Investigator: Machtans, Hilary
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2012 2009 2007
Summary: The main objective of the present study is to characterize site conditions to fulfill specific requirements of federal regulations. These studies will include fish, fish habitat, benthic macroinvertebrates, sediment and water quality sampling. Study areas will include locations both exposed and unexposed to mine effluent. The purpose of these surveys is to characterize environmental conditions ...


Bosworth Creek Monitoing Project
Principal Investigator: Guthrie, Glen H
Licenced Year(s): 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
Summary: The Bosworth Creek Project was initiated when the Sahtu Renewable Resources Board received a request for information on fish stocks in the creek by a local resident. It became apparent early on in the project that reliable baseline data on this creek's aquatic community was incomplete. Recent restoration efforts have presented a unique opportunity for training local youth in scientific sampling te...


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