28 record(s) found with the tag "national parks" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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The Relationship of the Social Economy to Community Development and Park Creation: A Case Study of Lutsel K'e
Principal Investigator: Lemelin, Raynald Harve
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: 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...


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...


Local Communities and Environmental Groups in Finland, Canada and the United States: Reducing Land Use Conflict in Arctic Wilderness Areas
Principal Investigator: Gladden, James N.
Licenced Year(s): 2003
Summary: 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...


Preliminary Reconnaissance of Wildlife and Vegetation of the Proposed Sahyoue/Edacho National Historic Park, Edacho Portion, Great Bear Lake, NT
Principal Investigator: Moore, Steve M
Licenced Year(s): 2002 2001 2000
Summary: 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...


Surficial Mapping of Tuktut Nogait National Park
Principal Investigator: Veillette, Jean
Licenced Year(s): 2001
Summary: 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 ...


Co-management and Aboriginal Participation in National Parks of the Inuvialuit Settlement Region.
Principal Investigator: Johnston, Brian
Licenced Year(s): 1995
Summary: 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....


Impacts and Benefits of Baffin Parks.
Principal Investigator: Longworth, Bob
Licenced Year(s): 1994
Summary: 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...


An Application and Evaluation of Parks Canada's Visitor Risk Assessment Model in a Northern Canadian National Park - the Case of Nahanni National Park
Principal Investigator: Gray, Dyan
Licenced Year(s): 1994
Summary: 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....


Origins, development and future of World Heritage in Canada
Principal Investigator: Elliot, Nancy
Licenced Year(s): 1994 1993
Summary: 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...


Park-Aboriginal relations in Canada's north
Principal Investigator: Sampson, Patrick
Licenced Year(s): 1993
Summary: 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...


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