Smolt Wheel in Middle River

Smolt Wheel in Middle River

May 7, 2019News

It’s that time of year again when we install the smolt wheel in Middle River. It helps us estimate salmon abundance and monitor fish populations. Look for the signs and please be careful when you’re on the river.

Job Opportunity: Community Liaison / Field Technician

Job Opportunity: Community Liaison / Field Technician

March 8, 2019News

We are looking for someone who has a strong understanding of Mi’kmaw culture and experience working with Mi’kmaw communities. You’ll need to know (or want to know) about fishing practices, and you’ll need to be able to learn about sampling techniques, tagging and tracking aquatic species, and database management.  Deadline is March 15th. Apply!

Job Opportunity for Masters students

Job Opportunity for Masters students

January 3, 2019News

Research opportunity for Masters students to help determine movement of valued aquatic species. Students can be anywhere, but field work will take place in Eskasoni with UINR, and will begin this winter. Apply ASAP!

Employment Opportunity – Mi’kmaq Forestry Initiative Project Manager

Employment Opportunity – Mi’kmaq Forestry Initiative Project Manager

August 22, 2018Forestry, Netukulimk, News, Opportunities

The Mi’kmaq communities of Unama’ki are in the process of obtaining parcels of Crown land from the Province of NS to develop, manage and promote a Mi’kmaq-based forestry sector based on the principle of Netukulimk. The Mi’kmaq Forest Initiative (MFI) will provide opportunities to Mi’kmaq individuals and communities to explore, develop and promote markets and … Read More

Employment Opportunity – Nikani Awtiken

Employment Opportunity – Nikani Awtiken

July 6, 2018News

We are hiring TWO male Camp Counselors for a camp to be held August 7-14, 2018 in Orangedale.  Dates of employment are August 7–14, 2018, plus one day in late July for training. If you’re available, and have experience with youth, apply!

Mala Clean Up – Come Join us!

Mala Clean Up – Come Join us!

May 28, 2018Netukulimk, News

It’s that time again – time to clean up Malikewe’j! The dumpsters are there already. Start filling them up, and then join us on June 6th to clean up the community.

2018 Scholarships

2018 Scholarships

May 11, 2018Forestry, News, Opportunities

UINR has scholarships available again this year, in partnership with Port Hawkesbury Paper and Georgia Pacific. Our objective is to promote and encourage education and careers in natural resource management. Apply! Georgia pacific scholarship 2018 PH Paper Scholarship 2018 PHP Forestry scholarship 2018

Fishing Striped Bass? We need your help!

April 18, 2018Netukulimk, News, Opportunities, Research

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