62 record(s) found with the tag "resource management" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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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...


The Impacts of Caribou Co-management Arrangements on Development Activities in Caribou Habitat
Principal Investigator: Kofinas, Gary P
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: The objective of this study is to determine what techniques caribou co-management arrangements are using to address industrial development in caribou ranges, what impacts they are having, and how they may increase their impacts if needed. One of the pervasive threats facing caribou populations is habitat change. Habitat changes may occur due to a variety of reasons, including industrial develo...


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 ...


Development of insider-outsider partnerships in the Sahtu
Principal Investigator: Carthew, Ruaraidh A.G,
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: The objective of this study is to promote organizational learning in resource management in the Sahtu and to identify successful approaches for participatory processes. The project hopes to make insights and experiences from past resource managers available to present and future managers in order to enrich efforts of operating an equitable and effective co-management board. Resource management ...


Population abundance and vital rates of fish harvested from lakes along the Mackenzie Valley pipeline route: Yeltea Lake 2006
Principal Investigator: Tallman, Ross F
Licenced Year(s): 2006
Summary: This study involves the assessment of valued fishes in lakes along the proposed Mackenzie Pipeline route. There is little information on fish populations in any of the smaller inland lakes of the region. Through community consultation in Fort Good Hope it was determined that Yeltea Lake should be studied. Yeltea Lake is utilized by residents for sustenance (containing lake trout, broad whitefish, ...


Trudel Creek: Aquatics Assessment for Minimum Flow Threshold
Principal Investigator: Uren, Shane
Licenced Year(s): 2007 2006
Summary: The field survey of the fish habitat and community of Trudel Creek and a section of the Taltson River will likely take place during one trip in August, although there is the possibility of a second trip to collect additional information. The field team will fly into Fort Smith and then be transported to the Twin Gorges Camp either by plane or helicopter. Rescan will use a local helicopter company ...


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...


Modeling of migratory patterns to spawning and over-wintering areas of harvested fish species in rivers along the Mackenzie Valley pipeline route
Principal Investigator: Tallman, Ross F
Licenced Year(s): 2006
Summary: The goal of this study is to gather information about fish and fish habitat to minimize and monitor impacts associated with the proposed Mackenzie Gas Pipeline. Broad whitefish, inconnu, arctic cisco and lake whitefish are the major fish species taken in subsistence fisheries in the Mackenzie Valley. These species are highly migratory and are targeted by multiple fisheries along their migration ro...


Assessment of lake trout stocks in Great Bear Lake
Principal Investigator: Howland, Kimberly
Licenced Year(s): 2007 2006 2005
Summary: Two projects will be conducted on Great Bear Lake. The first is a continuation of the lake-wide assessment of the stock structure, population characteristics and movements of lake trout involving the collection of up-to-date data from Dease, Smith, McTavish and McVicar Arms (last assessed in the early 1980’s). Smith Arm (66° 20’ N, 123° 16’ W, 280 km from Deline) will be studied in 2006. Data has ...


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