37 record(s) found with the tag "traditional knowledge" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Sahtú Region Caribou and Moose Study
Principal Investigator: Simmons, Deborah L
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014 2013
Summary: The main objective of this project is to support the wildlife management initiatives proposed by the Renewable Resource Councils (RRCs) in the Sahtú Region through the development of a robust research program that incorporates multiple sources of knowledge into a detailed understanding of caribou and moose populations. The objectives are to monitor caribou and moose health and understand populatio...


Arctic Domus
Principal Investigator: Anderson, David G
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014 2013
Summary: The research investigates the relations between dogs, fish, caribou and people. The objective is to have a different understanding of domestication and human-animal relations. This research will use semi-structured interviews and participant observation (spending time out on the land). Interviews: The research team will have 20 in-depth semi-structured interviews of one to two hours with Eld...


De Beers Snap Lake Mine: 2012 Wildlife Effects Monitoring Program
Principal Investigator: Hood, Alex
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The objective of this annual monitoring program is to obtain and determine annual variability of the following information in the study area: •the relative abundance, distribution, group composition and behavior of caribou; •the relative activity of grizzly bears; •the relative activity of wolverines; •the presence and production of wolves; and, •the presence and production of falcons nesti...


Community Perspectives on the Health of Caribou, Moose, and Deer Populations around Fort Good Hope
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licenced Year(s): 2011 2010
Summary: The research is being funded by PrioNet Canada in an effort to understand the level of concern and knowledge in local communities about Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) and other wildlife related health issues. Even though there is no scientifically proven link between CWD in cervids and human health, the potential for CWD to spread to other species and a lack of understanding of how CWD is transmit...


Peary Caribou and Dolphin Union Caribou Traditional Knowledge in the ISR
Principal Investigator: Davison, Tracy
Licenced Year(s): 2011
Summary: The Wildlife Management Advisory Council (NWT) and the Government of NWT’s Department of Environment and Natural Resources are conducting a Peary Caribou and Dolphin-Union Caribou traditional knowledge project in the ISR. The purpose of the study is to gather local and traditional knowledge on Peary caribou and Dolphin-Union Caribou. This information will be used alongside scientific informati...


Caribou and Communities in the Sahtu Region
Principal Investigator: Simmons, Deborah L
Licenced Year(s): 2011
Summary: The goals of this research project are to: 1. Develop an understanding of caribou Traditional Knowledge (TK) research and monitoring in the Sahtu Region and beyond. 2. Share experiences among Renewable Resources Councils (RRC)s with caribou TK research; assess strengths and weaknesses in research methods and outcomes. 3. Explore caribou stewardship options that emerge from the research and how...


Great Bear River Environmental and Traditional Knowledge Baseline Program
Principal Investigator: Lennie-Misgeld, Peter
Licenced Year(s): 2011 2010
Summary: The main objective of the program is to collect fisheries and environmental baseline information to better understand the environmental characteristics of the Great Bear River and to support potential future development of hydropower on the Great Bear River. The program is not being conducted to support a specific project as there are no hydropower projects planned for the Great Bear River at thi...


Polar bear traditional knowledge for the Beaufort Sea
Principal Investigator: Maraj, Ramona
Licenced Year(s): 2011 2010
Summary: Local and traditional knowledge will be collected related to the population status of polar bears, and the influence that climate change has had on polar bears and their habitat in the Beaufort Sea. The information from interviews will be used to develop a description of acceptable management practices and management goals for polar bears and compare this information to science-based information ...


Inuvialuit Perspectives of Polar Bear Population Health and Harvest Sustainability
Principal Investigator: Slavik, Daniel VW
Licenced Year(s): 2010 2009 2008
Summary: The objectives of this research are to document Inuvialuit knowledge, perspectives, and observations of factors that influence polar bears population health on Banks Island and in the Beaufort Region; and explore how traditional knowledge, community observations, scientific studies, and other information interact to inform hunters about sustainable harvest levels of polar bears. The researcher ...


Socio-Economic Perspectives on Changing Caribou Populations in Tuktoyaktuk
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licenced Year(s): 2010
Summary: The goal is to learn more about the socio-economic dimensions of changing caribou populations (Cape Bathurst, Bluenose West and Porcupine) in the Inuvialuit region including i) local perceptions of caribou population change; ii) impacts on livelihood and food security; iii) responses of individuals/households and communities. The work will aim to answer the following questions: 1) What role do...


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