Principal Investigator:Amuno, Solomon A Licenced Year(s):
The first objective of this preliminary study is to monitor in selected small mammal population, specifically the snowshoe hare population the effects of metal exposure on oxidative stress parameters as well as metalothionenin gene expression and genotoxicity (DNA damage and mutation induction). The second is to monitor effect of metal exposure on bone microstructure alterations, including biomark...
Principal Investigator:Simmons, Deborah L Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Anderson, David G Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Hood, Alexandra E Licenced Year(s):
To meet regulatory requirements from the Snap Lake Environmental Assessment and under the mine's Water License, Land Use permit and Environmental Agreement.
The objectives of this research project are:
1) to obtain and determine annual variability of the following information in the study area:
•the relative abundance, distribution, group composition and behaviour of caribou;
•the relative ...
Principal Investigator:Armstrong, Terry Licenced Year(s):
The objectives are to draw together multiple sources of information so that we may (1) examine change in lake area in this ecoregion, (2) assess amount of meadow habitat lost to rising water levels in core bison range, (3) investigate whether recent changes are part of a longer-term cycle and evaluate the causes of this change, (4) determine a way to document and integrate local and traditional kn...
Principal Investigator:Jones, Paul D Licenced Year(s):
The SWEEP program is being used to establish a community based environmental monitoring program in the Slave River and delta. The project has been funded for 2 years by the Canadian Water Network (CWN) to develop a new 'node' for community based monitoring which is harmonized with those already established by other CWN projects. SWEEP will develop a suite of both 'community based' and 'western s...
Principal Investigator:Hood, Alex Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Haas, Claudia A Licenced Year(s):
This project is to fill gaps in ecological information on a Candidate Protected Area while it makes its way through the NWT Protected Areas Strategy (PAS) process. This information will be used by the working group to make recommendations on final boundary and management planning for the area.
The study will be done at the same time as a study on mercury in fish being conducted by the Dehcho F...
Principal Investigator:Parlee, Brenda L Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Davison, Tracy Licenced Year(s):
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...