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Fostering Community-Based Wildlife Health Monitoring and Research in the Canadian North

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2009

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Brook, Ryan K., Kutz, Susan J., Veitch, Alasdair M., Popko, Richard A., Elkin, Brett T., and Guthrie, Glen, 2009, Fostering Community-Based Wildlife Health Monitoring and Research in the Canadian North: EcoHealth, v. 6, no. 2, p. 266-78.

Summary

Many northern Canadians have continued a subsistence lifestyle of wildlife harvesting and, therefore, value sustainable wildlife populations. At a regional wildlife workshop in the Sahtu Settlement Area, Northwest Territories in 2002, elders and community leaders raised concerns regarding wildlife health, food safety, and the effects of climate change on wildlife. They requested that efforts be put toward training youth in science and increasing involvement of hunters and youth in wildlife research. In response, we initiated a long-term, integrated approach to foster community-based wildlife health monitoring and research. Annual trips were made to all schools in the Sahtu from 2003 to 2009 to provide hands-on learning for 250-460 [...]

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NWBLCC-20160406.xml

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DOI http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 10.1007/s10393-009-0256-7
ISSN http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 16129202

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