UINR's partnerships with other organizations are an important part of what we do and the successes we have achieved.

Our lead role in organizations such as Pitu'paq and the Bras d'Or Lakes Collaborative Environmental Planning Initiative have resulted in important accomplishments in achieving our environmental and management goals.

Through our partnerships with Parks Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Cape Breton University, Georgia Pacific, Port Hawkesbury Paper, the province of Nova Scotia, Cape Breton municipalities, and a host of other government departments and organizations, UINR has ensured that Mi'kmaq perspective and knowledge have been an integral part of many projects.


Lisa Young

Executive Director

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2022 Scholarships

July 11, 2022Communications & Outreach, News, Opportunities, Partnerships

We are a bit late posting these this year, but here are UINR’s Scholarships for this year: Five $1000 for students in Sciences and Technology, offered in partnership with Georgia Pacific: Georgia Pacific scholarship 2022 Five $1000 scholarships for students in Sciences, Technology and Natural Resources, offered in partnership with Port Hawkesbury Paper: PH Paper … Read More

UINR Partnership Tenets

UINR Partnership Tenets

May 12, 2021Aquatic Stewardship, Commerical Fisheries, Forestry, Guardian Program, IPCA, Library, Media, Moose, Netukulimk, Partnerships, Research

As a Mi’kmaw organization, we value insights from Western science and we also value our own ways of knowing and being. Given the interest in Two-Eyed Seeing, reconciliation and the need for many projects to collaborate and partner with Indigenous peoples, we would like to provide guidance on how this can be achieved with UINR. … Read More

Indigenous Protected & Conserved Areas (IPCAs) Report

September 25, 2020Guardian Program, IPCA, Netukulimk, News, Partnerships, Research, Species at Risk

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

2020 Scholarships

June 3, 2020Forestry, Opportunities, Partnerships, People

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

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!

UINR Meets with Federal Environment Minister

UINR Meets with Federal Environment Minister

August 10, 2016News, Partnerships

Today UINR met with Honourable Catherine McKenna, Federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change. On hand were UINR Moose Management Coordinator Clifford Paul, Bras d’Or Lakes CEPI Coordinator Stan Johnson, MP Mark Eyking, UINR Board Member Chief Leroy Denny, (fresh from a swim in the ocean) Honourable Catherine McKenna, UINR Board Chair Chief Terry Paul, … Read More

New Interpretive Panels Unveiled

New Interpretive Panels Unveiled

June 16, 2016News, Partnerships

The Mi’kmaw flag flies proudly at the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Park, standing guard over the new set of interpretive panels that were developed in collaboration with UINR to share and celebrate Mi’kmaw culture in Unama’ki. The process started with Charlie Dennis and grew to include others including Nadine LeFort, Annie Johnson, Lisa Young … Read More

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