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

RECENT NEWS

Fishing Striped Bass? We need your help!

April 18, 2018

UINR is looking for fishers to help us gather genetic information on Striped Bass to determine spawning origin. We are asking fishers who retain fish to collect fin clips and measure length (and stomach contents are helpful). If you fish or are planning to fish for Striped Bass along the eastern coast of Cape Breton … Read More

Summer Employment Opportunity

Summer Employment Opportunity

March 29, 2018

UINR is seeking a Wetland Field Assistant to provide support to our research program on coastal wetlands along the Bras d’Or Lake. (Full-time 35 hours/week, for 14 weeks, late May to late August, 2018) Read the the full job description…

Tribute to Weldon

Tribute to Weldon

March 24, 2018

You have probably noticed that UINR has been very quiet these past few months. For those of you who have not heard, our Director of Communications, Weldon Bona, had taken a leave in the fall due to illness. He passed away peacefully on January 19th. Weldon was with UINR for nearly 15 years. Saying good-bye … Read More

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UINR needs your help collecting fin clips and measurements of Striped Bass.
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Our Executive Director, Lisa, is a part of this Indigenous Circle of Experts. We’re proud of her contribution, and we’re excited to see work toward protected areas that conserve our ecosystems and our culture.

Indigenous Circle of Experts ICE Core
On March 27th 2018 in Ottawa, we delivered our final report and recommendations to the Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna in transfer ceremony.

We are now debuting our latest video which summarizes the work ICE has done so far and the principals that guide our work.

In the spirit and practice of reconciliation, there is an opportunity to work collaboratively with indigenous nations to create new protected areas to conserve ecosystems and culture while reaching our international biodiversity targets.
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