We’re hiring a Wildlife Biologist

October 8, 2019News

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

We’re hiring an IPCA Program Manager

October 8, 2019News

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

Employment Opportunity

September 11, 2019Guardian Program, News, Opportunities

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.

2019 Scholarships posted!

May 28, 2019Forestry, MELC, Netukulimk, News, Opportunities, Partnerships, People

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!

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

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!