Principal Investigator:Lemelin, Raynald Harve Licenced Year(s):
The purpose of this study is to examine the social, economic and environmental goals of Lutsel K'e related to the establishment of the East Arm National Park, and the role of the social economy in establishing community development directions. This research will provide information to guide LKDFN's capacity building initiatives and future community development.
All research will take place in L...
Principal Investigator:Martin, Brad Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Gladden, James N. Licenced Year(s):
The main objective of the study is to look at institutional arrangements for involving nearby communities in land use planning for Ivvavik National Park. The researcher will compare these mechanisms for co-managing the wilderness park with case studies...
Principal Investigator:Moore, Steve M Licenced Year(s):
A researcher team will travel by boats from Deline to Sahyoue Peninsula and spend 4 days collecting baseline information on wildlife and ecosystem units. Twenty sites will be assessed and classified to ecosystem type. For each site, vegetation and wildli...
Principal Investigator:Veillette, Jean Licenced Year(s):
Field work will consist of helicopter traverses run from two base camps, with stops at points of interest previously identified from air photos, and detailed traverses conducted from fly camps lasting from 4-6 days. Fly camps will be run by a two-man crew, positioned by helicopter, who will operate up to 10-15 km from the camp. Most field observations will be directed at identifying and counting ...
Principal Investigator:Johnston, Brian Licenced Year(s):
Assess the processes by which the mandates of cooperative wildlife management in the national parks are achieved in the Inuvialuit Settlement region. Examine the relationships and attitudes of the responsible organizations in order to reach a qualitative assessment of the operational side of wildlife management in the region....
Principal Investigator:Longworth, Bob Licenced Year(s):
The researcher will conduct a literature search and information will be collected from Parks Canada Office in Iqaluit and Pangnirtung. Other interested agencies will be contributing information and adding input to the bibliography. Information identified by the bibliography will be used in producing video modules. The research will result in a socio-economic bibliography & videos focusing on Au...
Principal Investigator:Gray, Dyan Licenced Year(s):
Field work will be conducted in two phases: one phase will involve consulting existing public safety incident reports at the Parks Canada office in Fort Simpson and collecting data. No personal data will be collected. Phase two involves travelling the Nahanni River corridor by canoe and recording observed data pertaining to natural, cultural and visitor related hazards....
Principal Investigator:Elliot, Nancy Licenced Year(s):
The researcher will examine the potential impact that `international' status may have on the proposed North Baffin Island National Park. The area has been identified as one of the most productive arctic ecosystems in the circumpolar north. With the new emergence of a new national park and Nunavut, opportunity exists to examine the potential impact of a `World Heritage Site' designation on the pa...
Principal Investigator:Sampson, Patrick Licenced Year(s):
In this study, Native concerns will be documented by collecting available literature and interviewing Auyuittuk National Park staff and residents of Pangnirtung. Questions to be asked will focus on the residents' feelings towards the Park, including how and why they like or dislike the Park as they relate to: economic benefits; tourists; protection of local resources as part of the Park; and resi...