Principal Investigator:Holder, Joel M Licenced Year(s):
The objectives of this research inquiry will be to examine what success the Protected Areas Strategy (PAS) program has had in achieving its two main goals, identify any problem areas in implementation and recommend program modifications to improve the effectiveness of establishing new protected areas. The hope is that this research provides important feedback to land use planners responsible for e...
Principal Investigator:Beveridge, Leah F Licenced Year(s):
A trip will be made to Inuvik in the Northwest Territories to conduct meetings and semi-structured interviews with representatives in the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC), the Inuvialuit Development Corporation (IDC), the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation, and regional offices of the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) Departments of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE);...
Principal Investigator:Haas, Claudia A Licenced Year(s):
This project is to fill gaps in ecological information on a Candidate Protected Area while it makes its way through the NWT Protected Areas Strategy (PAS) process. This information will be used by the working group to make recommendations on final boundary and management planning for the area.
The study will be done at the same time as a study on mercury in fish being conducted by the Dehcho F...
Principal Investigator:Haider, Wolfgang Licenced Year(s):
This licence is being issued for the scientific research application no. 922.
The objectives of the research are to describe, evaluate and compare two current MPA projects in the Western and Eastern Canadian Arctic. The research will help communities learn from each other, as well as provide government agencies with suggestions for how to make improvements to MPA processes, based on the experie...
Principal Investigator:Nesbitt, Lorien Licenced Year(s):
The objectives of this project are: (1)To collect traditional ecological knowledge of Edaiila with the elders of Déline; (2)To present this knowledge as a description of the current and historical ecology of Edaiila and as a rationale, from the Déline elders' perspective, for the protection of Edaiila under the NWT Protected Areas Strategy or, alternatively, under the Sahtu Land Use Plan.
Principal Investigator:Skelton, Jennifer Licenced Year(s):
The Northwest Territories contains numerous unique landforms known as karst topography. The objective of this study is to know the locations and characteristics of karst sites in the Sahtu, providing information for environmental assessment of future developments and for land-use planning. Karst topography is an unique landform; the environmental impacts on the land and water of various land uses...
Principal Investigator:Carey, Paul E Licenced Year(s):
The objective of this research is to analyze the merits of a hypothetical amendment to Canada's National Parks Act which would permit metal mining within National Park boundaries. The primary purpose of this research is to determine whether the theoretical amendment provides an equitable solution to the proposed Nahanni National Park Reserve expansion.
The researcher will fly from Kingston, Ont...
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:Warren, Randall Licenced Year(s):
The purpose of the proposed study is to examine twenty-two historic well sites within the Inuvialuit Settlement Region, eight of which are located within the Kendall Island Bird Sanctuary. Investigations on six of the twenty-two sites will comprise geophysical surveys, and collection of benthic invertebrates, soil sediment, surface water samples, soil invertebrates and arthropods and plant tissue....
Principal Investigator:Geirholm, Sara M Licenced Year(s):
Ducks Unlimited Canada and the Community of Fort Good Hope have been working together for the past five years to achieve protected area status for Ts'ude'hliline-Tuyetah, a 14,907 km² area bordered on the east by the Mackenzie River and on the west by the Gwich’in Settlement Area boundary. This area was first identified in the Sahtu Land Use Planning process and by the Sahtu Heritage Places and Si...