11 record(s) found with the tag "traditional plant use" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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2005 Traditional Knowledge Study with the Fort Simpson Metis
Principal Investigator: Vincent, Bruce
Licenced Year(s): 2005
Summary: The Mackenzie Project Environment Group has sub-contracted the Fort Simpson Metis, who will be responsible for collecting and documenting traditional knowledge during the project. The study will involve documenting data related to wildlife, birds, fisheries, vegetation, historical/cultural/spiritual sites, climate, soil conditions, hydrology and hydrogeology, human health, cumulative effects and o...


2005 Traditional Knowledge Studies in Fort Providence
Principal Investigator: Povey, Andrew
Licenced Year(s): 2005
Summary: The key objectives of the traditional knowledge study include collecting existing knowledge, gathering new knowledge and producing a report in a manner that will: provide the specific Traditional Knowledge (TK) information needs of the Mackenzie Gas Project (MGP); facilitate participation by communities in the environmental assessment process; and, ensure compliance with all regulatory requirement...


Inuvialuit Ethnobotany
Principal Investigator: Bandringa, Robert
Licenced Year(s): 2004 2003
Summary: The goal of this project is to collect and document traditional uses and knowledge of plants in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR), to store this information in a permanent form for future generations of Inuvialuit, to promote and enhance education a...


Bush Medicine: Plants Used for Medicine by the Gwichya and Teetl'it Gwich'in of the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Andre, Alestine
Licenced Year(s): 2002
Summary: The primary objective of this collaborative research work between Ruth Welsh, Gwich'in Elder and Plant Specialist, and myself as a Gwich'in Graduate student is to make sure that the traditional plant knowledge and the uses of plants for medicine is docum...


2002 Terrestrial Studies in the Deh Cho Region
Principal Investigator: Povey, Andrew
Licenced Year(s): 2004 2003 2002
Summary: The vegetation component of the 2002 baseline studies will focus on completion of the vegetation typing surveys. Initially, a reconnaissance flight will be required along the study corridor. This flight will be used to identify sites for detailed sampling. Sites will be selected to represent the major ecological land units. Where possible, sample sites will be grouped to reduce helicopter time....


2002 Terrestrial Studies in the Sahtu Settlement Area
Principal Investigator: Povey, Andrew
Licenced Year(s): 2005 2004 2003 2002
Summary: The vegetation component of the 2002 baseline studies will focus on completion of the vegetation typing surveys. Initially, a reconnaissance flight will be required over Sahtu Private Lands along the study corridor. This flight will be used to identify sites for detailed sampling. Sites will be selected to represent the major ecological land units. Where possible, sample sites will be grouped to...


Vegetation, Forestry and Soils Surveys: Sahtu Settlement Area
Principal Investigator: Bush, Dana
Licenced Year(s): 2001
Summary: The BC Terrestrial Ecosystem Mapping inventory standard will be used to provide a uniform method of describing vegetation, soil and terrain based on air photo interpretation and field data collection. The sampling sites will be located on Crown Land contained within a 1 km corridor with 'bulges' in areas of special concern such as river crossings. Surveying sites accessed by helicopter, boat, veh...


Vegetation, Forestry and Soils Surveys: Gwich'in Settlement Area
Principal Investigator: Bush, Dana
Licenced Year(s): 2001
Summary: The BC Terrestrial Ecosystem Mapping inventory standard will be used to provide a uniform method of describing vegetation, soil and terrain based on air photo interpretation and field data collection. The sites will be contained within a 1 km corridor with 'bulges' in areas of special concern such as river crossings. Surveying sites accessed by helicopter, boat, vehicle and/or on foot. To avoid c...


Developing Sustainable Non-timber Forest Product Business Opportunities in the GSA
Principal Investigator: Boxall, Peter
Licenced Year(s): 2001 2000
Summary: The distribution and abundance of some potential non-timber forest products (berries) will be assessed based on the results of community interviews and field studies. The number of berries in various forest stands in the Gwich'in Settlement Area will be quantified. No berries will be picked. Berries will be quantified by counting by hand. Sites for berry counting will be accessed by boat or road....


Gwich'in Ethnobotany Project
Principal Investigator: Fehr, Alan
Licenced Year(s): 1997
Summary: Elders, students and researchers will work together to document the food value and medicinal use of plants. Each month, elders from each community (Aklavik, Fort McPherson, Inuvik and Tsiigehtchic) will spend two days collecting and preserving plants. The students and researchers will assist them, plus photograph the plants and record Elder's comments about each plant. After each field trip the...


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