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

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2017 Scholarships for Unama’ki Students

2017 Scholarships for Unama’ki Students

April 21, 2017

  It’s Scholarship Season! Five Scholarships of $1,000 will be awarded to five members of the Unama’ki community to promote and encourage education and careers in the field of Science and/or Technology within the Unama’ki Mi’kmaq Communities–UINR/Georgia Pacific Scholarship Five Scholarships of $1,000 will be awarded to five members of the Unama’ki community to promote … Read More

We’re looking for a Camp Coordinator

We’re looking for a Camp Coordinator

March 31, 2017

We are looking for a Camp Coordinator for our Nikani Awtiken camp this summer. The position lasts for 15 weeks, from May 15, 2017 – August 25, 2017. The Camp Coordinator participates in planning all aspects of the camp, and will be a camp counsellor for the camp itself. Application deadline is Tuesday April 4, … Read More

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

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It’s that time of the year again. UINR will be collecting data on salmon in Middle River. https://t.co/BzonkDPnLU
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Grass fires are bad for the soil... nutrients go up in smoke. https://t.co/WcrRWOn2pP
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Grass fires don’t control weeds... they make weeds worse by clearing the ground so weed seeds germinate. https://t.co/EZ2ylmta5H
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It's almost that time of the year again. Once again UINR will be collecting data on salmon in Middle River.

Please exercise caution when using the Middle River for recreational boating purposes between May 1 and June 30, 2017.

This wheel is noticeable by warning signs and safety markers. Boaters are advised to watch for this device when setting out on the river, especially at night or during conditions that reduce visibility.
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UINR's Moose Management Coordinator helped Maupeltuewey Kina'matno'kuom school in Membertou celebrate Earth Week 2017. Clifford gave out red spruce seedlings for the students to plant

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