20 record(s) found with the tag "renewable resources" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Traditional Knowledge Study of Arctic Red and Mackenzie River Fisheries
Principal Investigator: Millar, Nathan P
Licensed Year(s): 2006
Summary: Gwich’in people living in Tsiigehtchic have fished for broad whitefish, lake whitefish, inconnu, and ciscoes along the Arctic Red and Mackenzie Rivers for generations. Today, fishing is still an important livelihood, and fish comprise a major food source. The proper management of these resources is, therefore, a priority in the community of Tsiighetchic. A five-year study completed by the Gwich’in...

Beaufort Shelf Seabed Mapping Project
Principal Investigator: Blasco, Steve M
Licensed Year(s): 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Summary: This Beaufort Seabed Mapping Project is designed to assess the environmental impact of offshore hydrocarbon exploration and transportation on the renewable resources of the Beaufort Sea. This project has 3 objectives: 1) seabed sampling using grab sample...

Sahtu Settlement Harvest Study
Principal Investigator: Bayha, Janet
Licensed 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...

Social-Economical Indicators for Community Based Monitoring and Resource Management
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licensed 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...

Evaluating Co-management: A Framework for Analysis
Principal Investigator: Bateyko, Darwin
Licensed 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...

2001 Fish and Fish Habitat and Water Quality Surveys: Sahtu Settlement Area
Principal Investigator: Metikosh, Serge
Licensed Year(s): 2001
Summary: The research team proposes to collect information about fish habitat features and use on watercourse crossings located on Crown Land along the tentative pipeline corridor in the Sahtu Settlement Area. The amount of work to be completed at each watercourse crossing will be determined during the reconnaissance level survey and will largely be driven by their size and flow characteristics. Smaller ...

Sustainable Alternatives to Industrial Forestry in the Gwich'in Settlement Area
Principal Investigator: Anderson, David G
Licensed Year(s): 2000 1999 1998
Summary: The objective of this study is to develop a forest management plan that is sensitive to the priorities identified by the Gwich'in Elders and contemporary Gwich'in forest users. A total of four graduate students and their assistants will work with forestry experts employed by the Gwich'in Renewable Resources Board (GRRB) both to supplement an existing database and to synthesize the material into a...

Co-management of Northern Resources: The Beverly and Qamanirjuaq Caribou Management Board as an Example of Knowledge Integration.
Principal Investigator: Spak, Stella
Licensed Year(s): 1998
Summary: The objective of this study is to examine the Beverly and Qamanirjuaq Caribou Management Board (BQCMB) in particular and resource co-management in general. The specific focus will be on their approach toward the necessary integration of different kinds of knowledge and it's ability to respond to specific community concerns and interests. The researcher will conduct open ended interviews aiming at ...

Caribou Habitat Project and Placenames Habitat Project
Principal Investigator: Legat, Allice
Licensed Year(s): 1997
Summary: Researchers will interview elders throughout the Dogrib region. Interviews will be taped, translated and transcribed. Data is collected using the participatory action research (PAR) method which ensures Dogrib ownership and direction of the project and provides researchers with research skills. Researchers are being trained in GIS/database installation. The project is being conducted under the ...

Licence #4133
Principal Investigator: Henley, Thomas
Licensed Year(s): 1984
Summary: Research to prepare a strategic plan for renewable resource development in the N.W.T....