17 record(s) found with the tag "resource management" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Indigenous Knowledge in Protected Areas Management: Adaptation, Sustainability and Opportunities in the Circumpolar North.
Principal Investigator: Siivola, Delia C
Licenced Year(s): 2018
Summary: Investigating this research problem will help develop more ethical practice in cooperative management by better pointing out the role of Indigenous knowledge in arrangements today, and promote better use of Indigenous knowledge for decision-making in the future. In addition to filling identified research gaps, the research questions will draw from, and align with, the Arctic Council self-identifie...

Consultation and Consent: Intercultural Perspectives in Resource Governance
Principal Investigator: Mitchell, Terry
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016
Summary: The proposed research is part of a larger collaborative research project on the internationally recognized right of indigenous peoples to free, prior and informed consent in relation to natural resource management and development that may affect lands and waters that they own, occupy or otherwise use. The research pursues better understanding of both the challenges and best practices for inclusive...

Tulita Caribou Tradtitional Knowledge Study
Principal Investigator: Simmons, Deborah L
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: The research aims to address two broad objectives in applying TEK within co-management processes: 1) Develop tools for enhanced participation by Renewable Resource Councils and community members in research, policy development and management decision-making initiatives of the SRRB, drawing upon TEK within the community; 2) Strengthen the understanding among scientists and policy-makers of the nat...

K'asho Got'ine/Colville Lake Barren-Ground Caribou Traditional Knowledge Study
Principal Investigator: Simmons, Deborah L
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: The goals of this study are to understand the role of traditional knowledge on ecological change and barren-ground caribou resource management, identify traditional best practices for caribou stewardship, enhance knowledge exchange amongst Renewable Resources Councils and elders, and educate young people about the traditional relationship with the caribou. This research involves documenting tra...

Woodland Caribou In Wood Buffalo National Park
Principal Investigator: Gunn, Libby
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: The purpose of this study is to: a) document Katlodeeche First Nation’s elders’ and harvesters’ observations, perceptions and experiences of woodland caribou in WBNP, and knowledge of caribou population dynamics and distribution; b) identify strategies for managing woodland caribou based on knowledge; c) identify opportunities for the participation of local Aboriginal people in the management of ...

Fort Good Hope Traditional Knowledge Pilot Project: K'ahsho Got'ine Ways of Respecting the Land
Principal Investigator: Simmons, Deborah L
Licenced Year(s): 2006
Summary: This research project is being carried out in response to the need for better understanding of the specific role of Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) in resources management in each of the Sahtu Dene districts. The research aims to address two broad objectives in applying TEK within co-management processes: 1) develop tools for enhanced participation by Renewable Resource Councils and communi...

Arctic Red River Fish Study
Principal Investigator: Millar, Nathan P
Licenced Year(s): 2006
Summary: Currently, little information exists on the fisheries resources of the Arctic Red River. Baseline information on fisheries resources is required to make sound management decisions. This information (e.g., biological characteristics of fish: length, weight, age at maturity, migration patterns, date of spawning; presence/absence of species) is collected through long-term studies, traditional knowled...

Traditional Knowledge Study of Flood and Climatic History in the Slave River Delta, NWT
Principal Investigator: Armitage, Derek
Licenced Year(s): 2005 2004
Summary: The Slave River Delta is one of a series of important delta ecosystems in the Mackenzie Basin. The adjacent community of Fort Resolution depends on its high biological productivity and diversity for both food and resources. Recent and predicted changes i...

Gwich'in Settlement Region Heritage Resources Project
Principal Investigator: Fafard, MÚlanie
Licenced Year(s): 2003 2002 2001 2000
Summary: Working in collaboration with the Gwich'in Social and Cultural Institute (GSCI), the researcher, from the University of Alberta, will examine how the Gwich'in define heritage and how they wish to preserve and foster an appreciation of that heritage. The...

Social-Economical Indicators for Community Based Monitoring and Resource Management
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licenced Year(s): 2004 2003
Summary: This project involves working with the Gwich'in Renewable Resources Board, the Tetlit Gwich'in Renewable Resources Committee and elders/harvesters from Fort McPherson to document traditional indicators and methods for community-based monitoring. The main focus of the project in on berries and berry-harvesting. Specific goals include: identifying signs and symbols traditionally used by the Gwich'in...