Employment Opportunity: Camp Counselors

July 9, 2024News

Nikani Awtiken is a program for Mi’kmaw youth ages 14-18 that provides rich cultural experiences, immersing youth in Traditional Mi’kmaw Knowledge and natural resource management, with the aim to foster deeper relationships with Wksitqamu. This year Nikani Awtiken will be hosted at Camp Rankin near St.Peters. Counselors will need to be available for training days … Read More

UINR 2024 Scholarships – Applications now Open!

June 17, 2024Aquatic Stewardship, Communications & Outreach, Earth Keepers, Forestry, Guardian Program, IPCA, Media, Netukulimk, News, Opportunities, Species at Risk

We’re excited to announce that applications for this year’s scholarships are now being accepted.  All the information can be found at the links below.  Applications can be emailed to the Scholarship Committee at scholarship@uinr.ca.  Deadline to apply is July 15th. Five $1000 scholarships for students in Sciences and Technology, offered in partnership with Georgia Pacific: … Read More

Species at Risk Identification & Handling Workshop

March 25, 2024Aquatic Stewardship, Netukulimk, News, Species at Risk

Join us for a workshop for Mi’kmaq Harvesters who come into contact with species at risk (listed under SARA) such as wolffish, leatherback turtle, northern bottlenose whale, Sowerby’s beaked whale, and Atlantic mackerel. Our workshop will include species identification, proper handling and release of species at risk that Mi’kmaq harvesters may encounter. Presentations by MARS … Read More

Attention: Unama’ki Salmon Fishers

March 19, 2024Aquatic Stewardship, News

Please report the river, date, and number of salmon kept between June and December, 2023 to your local fishery department by Friday, March 22, 2024. Indicate whether the retained salmon were: Large (63 cm / 24 inches or larger) or Small (less than 63 cm / 24 inches.) It’s our responsibility to report our catches … Read More

Employment Opportunity: Unama’ki Climate Change Coordinator

March 18, 2024News, Opportunities

UINR is inviting applications for the position of Unama’ki Climate Change Coordinator.  This is a fantastic full time, term postion ending March 2026, with possibility of renewal.  Deadline to apply is April 2, 2024.  Click the link to see the full job posting.  Unama’ki Climate Change Coordinator