16 record(s) found with the tag "traditional wildlife use" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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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...


Sahtu Settlement Harvest Study
Principal Investigator: Bayha, Janet
Licenced Year(s): 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1998
Summary: The Harvest Study is a 5-year, 5-community study being conducted in the Sahtu Settlement. Each month, in each community, a local interviewer recommended by the local Renewable Resource Council collects fish and wildlife harvest information in their commu...


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...


Metal Levels in Fish from Lakes in the Dogrib Region Surrounding Rae Lakes
Principal Investigator: Stoddart, Melissa
Licenced Year(s): 2000
Summary: This project developed out of the community concern's about the effect that local contaminants may have on their health and well being. The objectives of the study are: to obtain baseline data on the level of metals in fish from lakes that are commonly used as traditional harvesting grounds; to deliver the results of the study to the community and address local contaminant concerns; to provide co...


Nature-based Tourism in the Mackenzie Delta Region: Potential and Pitfall. An Analysis of Stakeholder Perceptions
Principal Investigator: Dressler, Wolfram
Licenced Year(s): 1998
Summary: The objective of the study is to identify both the current and future positive and negative impacts of nature-based tourism within the Delta. The study will be carried out through the Inuvik Research Centre. Tourists will be canvassed at drop-off points and surveys will be mailed out according to visitor listings. Visitor surveys will be left at camp grounds and hotels. The same procedure will occ...


Mercury Concentration of Two Lakes on the Yellowknife River System Affected by the Bluefish Hydrodam
Principal Investigator: Puznicki, Wayne
Licenced Year(s): 1997
Summary: The objective of the study is to assess the concentration of mercury in fish, water and sediment in Bluefish and Duncan Lakes; to provide information to the Yellowknives Dene First Nation to make decisions relating to the use of fish and water from these lakes; and to correlate traditional knowledge with scientific data. Bluefish & Duncan Lakes are about 50 km to the northeast of Yellowknife. Tr...


The Incorporation of Gwich'in Traditional Environmental Knowledge into a Knowledge Support System
Principal Investigator: Clayton, Deena
Licenced Year(s): 1997
Summary: From May through August, the researcher will be conducting her research in Inuvik at the offices of the Gwich'in Renewable Resource Board. Work will primarily be focused toward representing traditional knowledge in a case-based reasoning software tool. All data used will be from the Gwich'in Renewable Resource Board files. No new data will be collected....


The Role of Traditional Knowledge in Inuvialuit Marine Mammal Management
Principal Investigator: Ris, Mats
Licenced Year(s): 1994
Summary: The purpose of this study is to understand how Inuvialuit traditional knowledge and hunting of marine mammals has influenced the way local and regional management strategies are built up. Secondly, the researcher will make a comparison with other forms of marine mammal harvesting in circumpolar regions. Such a comparison will make it easier to understand the nature of subsistence hunting in the n...


Clyde River Ethnoarchaeological Project
Principal Investigator: Whitridge, Peter James
Licenced Year(s): 1991
Summary: The Researcher will accompany hunters from the site of kills at the floe edge or seal breathing hole through all stages of ringed seal carcass treatment. Research will focus on the patterned dismemberment of carcasses for transport and consumption, including weights and composition of butchering units and other factors such as cooking techniques, socially prescribed distribution and refuse disposa...


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