This report was commissioned to describe the initiation of an exploratory study gathering Mi’kmaw views from all five communities in Unama’ki – Eskasoni, Membertou, Potlotek, Wagmatcook and We’koqma’q – regarding what they think is important to include in a management plan for Mi’kmaq-led Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas (IPCAs). The study used the Kluskap Wilderness … Read More
UINR has partnered with CEPI Youth to launch an exciting new contest, where you can win great prizes while learning about the species-at-risk that live in the Bras d’Or Lakes Watershed. To enter you must submit a photo via social media (Facebook or Instagram) or iNaturalist (Project name TBA) or by email. Include the following … Read More
It’s scholarship time! We know it’s been an unusual end-of-school year, but UINR has three different scholarships available for students. Deadline is end of day on Monday, June 22. PHP Forestry scholarship 2020 PH Paper Scholarship 2020 Georgia pacific scholarship 2020
UINR is in immediate need of a Project Manager to support the Unama’ki Mi’kmaq to undertake all of the economic development planning and community engagement necessary to establish what is currently anticipated to be a ‘Mi’kmaq Forestry Cooperative’ involving all 13 Mi’kmaq communities of NS. Deadline: May 31, 2020 For full job description and information … Read More
Would you like to get involved in our new IPCA (Indigenous Protected & Conserved Areas) Program? UINR is looking for assistance in the initial phase of developing a management plan for Kluskap’s Cave and to create a framework for identifying and implementing IPCAs There’s a quick turnaround on the Request for Proposals and on deliverables. … Read More
The Wildlife Biologist is responsible for assisting with the Maliamu’kik Msit Ko’kqmanaq Species at Risk program and other duties that emerge as required by UINR management. Deadline for application: October 18, 2019 Click to view job description and requirements: Wildlife Biologist
Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas (IPCAs) are lands and waters where Indigenous governments have the primary role in protecting and conserving ecosystems through Indigenous laws, governance and knowledge systems. Culture and language are the heart and soul of an IPCA. The IPCA Program Manager, under the direction of the NS Assembly of Mi’kmaq Chiefs, will … Read More
Maliamu’kik msit ko’kmanaq (which means “taking care of all our relations”, is collaborative approach to managing diverse ecosystems for the benefit of Species at Risk in the Bras d’Or. UINR is hiring a Program Manager for this new initiative.
Join us Friday, June 21st (National Aboriginal Day) for a Salmon Ceremony at the Margaree Fish Hatchery to honour Atlantic salmon. Come participate in a ceremony that honours both the salmon and our relationship with the species. Everyone is welcome! Jukwita’q!
It’s scholarship time of year again! We have three scholarships available again this year. We partner with Port Hawkesbury Paper to offer Forestry Scholarship and a Science/Technology Scholarship. And we partner with Georgia Pacific on a Science/Technology Scholarship. Deadline is Friday June 14th. Get your application in!
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.
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!