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


Social-Economical Indicators for Community Based Monitoring and Resource Management
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licenced Year(s): 2003
Summary: This project involves the documentation of existing sources of traditional knowledge previously recorded with Lutsel K'e Dene First Nation through the West Kitikmeot Slave Study Society. The main focus of this project will be on social and ecological health issues, indicators and monitoring. The community of Lutsel K'e and the researcher will work together according to the terms and conditions of ...


Gwich'in Settlement Region Heritage Resources Project
Principal Investigator: McCartney, Leslie
Licenced Year(s): 2002 2001 2000
Summary: Since the summer of 2001, the GSCI has undertaken a research project aimed at examining the question of how the Gwich'in define heritage and how they wish to preserve and foster an appreciation of their heritage in a way that reflects their own worldview...


Alternate Forest Products: A Dynamic Time and Space Model of Driftwood Along the Lower Mackenzie River
Principal Investigator: Wein, Ross
Licenced Year(s): 2003 2002 2001
Summary: Currently, the Gwich'in are developing a forest management plan and driftwood is one of the forest products of interest because of rapid community development, piling support requirements, and because the expanding petroleum industry will require large q...


Using Tree Rings and Lake Sediment to Reconstruct Streamflow and Climate in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Lamoureux, Scott F
Licenced Year(s): 2002
Summary: The objective of the research is to supplement and extend instrumental climatological and hydrological records in the NWT using dendrochronology (tree-ring) and varved lake sediment analysis. Transportation to the site will be by charter aircraft from Fo...


Evaluating Co-management: A Framework for Analysis
Principal Investigator: Bateyko, Darwin
Licenced Year(s): 2002
Summary: The purpose of the research is to develop a set of recommendations for management practitioners, which will improve resource management decisions within co-management regimes. These recommendations will be based on the field-testing of a methodology desi...


Sustainable Alternatives to Industrial Forestry in the Gwich'in Settlement Area
Principal Investigator: Anderson, David G
Licenced Year(s): 2000 1999 1998
Summary: The Gwich'in Renewable Resource Board (GRRB) is working with the Department of Resources, Wildlife and Economic Development (DRWED) and Gwich'in Tribal Council (GTC) to develop a forest management plan for the Gwich'in Settlement Area. In order to manage the forests sustainably, we must have a good understanding of how fast trees grow and how forests regenerate after disturbances (particularly wi...


Spring Melt Hydrological Investigations at Daring Lake, N.W.T.
Principal Investigator: English, Michael C
Licenced Year(s): 2003 2002 2001 2000
Summary: Tthe objective of this study is to continue research examining the hydrological and energy budget of small arctic esker lake basin during the spring melt period. The intent of this research is to understand the relationship between the energy budget and changes in soil moisture, rates of evapotranspiration, and changes in water discharge from a small tundra basin underlain by permafrost. Transpo...


Fisheries Research Projects in the Gwich'in Settlement Area
Principal Investigator: Walker-Larsen, Jennifer
Licenced Year(s): 2002 2000
Summary: Peel River Fish Study: This study attempts to understand the timing of spawning migrations up the Peel River for coney, whitefish, crookedback and herring and to collect baseline information about these spawning populations. Local people with camps along the river are hired to catch and sample fish. The GRRB and DFO provide training, support and report the results of the work. Data collected is be...


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