UINR represents
Cape Breton's Mi'kmaw voice
on natural resources and
environmental concerns

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Latest Issue of UINR MARTEN

Latest Issue of UINR MARTEN

February 17, 2017

The latest issue of UINR MARTEN (our 44th issue!) is now available as a free download. In this issue we cover the release of our two new books on oysters in the cover story, Oyster2 and give information on how you can get free copies. In the News section we look at the recent People … Read More

Request for Proposals in Sustainable Forestry

Request for Proposals in Sustainable Forestry

February 10, 2017

Unama’ki Institute of Natural Resources has issued a Request for Proposals on A market assessment to identify economic opportunities for Unama’ki/Cape Breton communities in the sustainable forestry sector. The deadline is Friday March 10, 2017. You can download a copy of the RFP here.  

Commercial Fisheries in Unamaki: Marine Protected Areas

Commercial Fisheries in Unamaki: Marine Protected Areas

February 8, 2017

John Couture is UINR’s Commercial Fisheries Liaison Coordinator and in this column he discusses some of the species and issues of importance to the Unama’ki commercial fishery. In this article he focuses on the proposed Marine Protected Area off the coast of Unama’ki. Think of a Marine Protected Area (MPA) as a park in the ocean. … Read More

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DEADLINE EXTENDED to Mar. 10. UINR is looking for proposals to ID opportunities in sustainable forestry in Unama’ki. https://t.co/Axh7bV9qiC
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UINR’s Keith Christmas assisted the Cape Breton Island Wildlife Association in setting up special fish tanks in classrooms in Eskasoni and Membertou. Each tank was filled with cold water from a nearby brook. The water temperature is kept at a chilly 4 degrees C, the perfect temperature for the 300 Speckled Trout eggs to hatch. Once the eggs hatch the students will feed the young Trout until they are released in nearby streams in June. #fishfriends2017 ... See MoreSee Less

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DEADLINE EXTENDED to March 10, 2017.
UINR is looking for a proposal on a market assessment to identify economic opportunities in the sustainable forestry sector for Unama’ki communities.
Deadline for proposals is Friday March 10, 2017.
You can download a copy of the Request For Proposal at uinr.ca.
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