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This thesis investigates the theory and practice of integration in resource and environmental management. Research on integration is growing as a result of the escalating demands placed on resources, an increase in the quality and quantity of information available concerning the environment, and the increased involvement and coordination of partners and participants in resource and environmental decision-making. Focus is placed on several resource and environmental management processes in the Southwest Yukon, including wildlife management, protected areas management, forest management and environmental assessment. A case study approach is utilized to examine the perception and practical application of integration...
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The contents of this report include: an update on Board membership and staff; a description of the draft implementation strategy to the Plan; the Planning Board's priorities for 2004-2005; a review of land use permits and water licences issued, and an explanation of how an approved Plan has affected those acivities; a list of action items that are currently being addressed; recommendations for groups to consider in the next year; the Planning Board's work plan for 2003-2004, and; the audited financial statements for 2003-2004. ... All regulatory agencies have to ensure that all licensed, permitted, and othe authorized activities related to the use of land, water, and the deposit of waste conform with the Plan. The...
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This article reviews social science research on Indigenous wildfire management in Australia, Canada and the United States after the year 2000 and explores future research needs in the field. In these three countries, social science research exploring contemporary Indigenous wildfire management has been limited although there have been interesting findings about how Indigenous culture and knowledge influences fire management. Research with Indigenous communities may be limited not because of a lack of interest by social scientists, but rather by obstacles to doing research with Indigenous communities, such as ethical and time concerns. Research needs on Indigenous wildfire management are presented, centred on the...
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Pogo Mine Project: An Introduction The Project: The proposed Pogo Gold Mine would be located about 38 miles northeast of Delta Junction, Alaska, near the Goodpaster River (see figure 1). Teck-Pogo, Inc., the "applicant," plans to develop the mine on state-owned land. It would be an underground mine with a surface mill producing up to 500,000 ounces of gold each year. The applicant hopes to begin construction in 2002, and proposes to operate the mine 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, for about 12 years. This predicted mine-life is based on existing information; on-going exploration could increase the life of the mine. The project would employ up to 385 employees. Workers would be housed on site. An airstrip would...
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A systematic water-quality study of the Fortymile River and many of its major tributaries in eastern Alaska was conducted in June of 1997 and 1998. Surface-water samples were collected for chemical analyses to establish regional baseline geochemistry values and to evaluate the possible environmental effects of suction-dredge placer gold mining and bulldozer-operated placer gold mining (commonly referred to as “cat mining”). In general, the water quality of the Fortymile River is very good, with low total dissolved solids and only two cases in which the concentration of any element exceeded primary or secondary drinking-water quality standards. In both cases, iron exceeded secondary drinking-water limits. At...
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This dissertation presents results from four recently discovered archeological sites in southcentral Alaska. The sites range from the Younger Dryas to middle Holocene in age and provide valuable contextual information for the human process of colonizing a region that was heavily glaciated during the LGM. The deglaciation and human colonization of southcentral Alaska is one of the most significant aspects of the settling phase in eastern Beringia not only for its potential to inform about the human response to post-glacial landscapes but also for what we can learn about subsequent migrations to the southern coast of Alaska. Understanding how early foraging societies spread throughout eastern Beringia, after its initial...
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In the Yukon Territory and District of Mackenzie, coal-bearing strata, ranging in age from Mississippian to Oligocene, have been found in some 27 areas. In the Yukon, such rocks underlie 37,000 km2, while in the District of Mackenzie, 3000 km2 are believed to contain coal in the Brackett Basin alone, with additional potential in the Liard River, Godlin Lake and Great Bear Lake areas. The three most important basins are the Whitehorse Trough and Bonnet Plume Basin in the Yukon Territory and the Brackett Basin in the District of Mackenzie. In the Whitehorse Trough, coal exploration has been carried out at Mount Granger near Whitehorse and at Division Mountain, west of Braeburn. Coal mining has been actively carried...
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The general goal of this research was to address the broad question, does consensus work in resource management decision-making? Its purpose was to identify success factors for employing the consensus decision-making model specifically in land use planning; to examine the models incepted by the government of British Columbia during the period 1992–1995; and to investigate the application and effectiveness of the models as actually employed in integrated resource planning in British Columbia. The specific objective was to develop a general diagnostic framework for evaluation, based on indicators and success factors derived from a review of pertinent literature; from interviews with stakeholder participants in these...


map background search result map search result map A First Approximation of Holocene Inter-Assemblage Variability in Central Alaska Social science research on Indigenous wildfire management in the 21st century and future research needs Regional baseline geochemistry and environmental effects of gold placer mining operations on the Fortymile River, eastern Alaska TADAM: A dynamic whole-stand approximation for the TASS growth model. (Erratum: 2005 Nov-Dec, v. 81, no. 6, p. 815.) Assessing integration in resource and environmental management in the Southwest Yukon Area management report for the recreational fisheries of the Upper Copper/Upper Susitna River Management Area, 1996-1997 Lake Trout Population Assessment: Ethel Lake 2011 Yukon state of the environment  report : a Report on Environmental Indicators - 2014 Annual report of the Gwich'in Land Use Planning Board, April 2003 - March 2004 Coal resources of Northern Canada with emphasis on Whitehorse Trough, Bonnet Plume Basin and Brackett Basin Consensus processes in land use planning in British Columbia: the nature of success Strategic Plan for Salmon Research in the Kuskokwim River Drainage Comparison of Sockeye Salmon in the Kasilof Estuary and Columbian Estuary Prehistoric colonization of southcentral Alaska: Human adaptations in a post glacial world Bear-human conflict management plan POGO Gold Mine EIS/NEPA Project Growing together: A principle-based approach to building collaborative Indigenous partnerships in Canada’s forest sector Guidelines for Considering Traditional Knowledges in Climate Change Initiatives Recent NDVI-Based Variation in Growth of Boreal Intact Forest Landscapes and Its Correlation with Climatic Variables An assessment of mineral development adjacent to Kluane National Park and Reserve, Yukon Lake Trout Population Assessment: Ethel Lake 2011 POGO Gold Mine EIS/NEPA Project Comparison of Sockeye Salmon in the Kasilof Estuary and Columbian Estuary An assessment of mineral development adjacent to Kluane National Park and Reserve, Yukon Bear-human conflict management plan Regional baseline geochemistry and environmental effects of gold placer mining operations on the Fortymile River, eastern Alaska Area management report for the recreational fisheries of the Upper Copper/Upper Susitna River Management Area, 1996-1997 Assessing integration in resource and environmental management in the Southwest Yukon Prehistoric colonization of southcentral Alaska: Human adaptations in a post glacial world A First Approximation of Holocene Inter-Assemblage Variability in Central Alaska Strategic Plan for Salmon Research in the Kuskokwim River Drainage Annual report of the Gwich'in Land Use Planning Board, April 2003 - March 2004 Yukon state of the environment  report : a Report on Environmental Indicators - 2014 Coal resources of Northern Canada with emphasis on Whitehorse Trough, Bonnet Plume Basin and Brackett Basin TADAM: A dynamic whole-stand approximation for the TASS growth model. (Erratum: 2005 Nov-Dec, v. 81, no. 6, p. 815.) Consensus processes in land use planning in British Columbia: the nature of success Social science research on Indigenous wildfire management in the 21st century and future research needs Guidelines for Considering Traditional Knowledges in Climate Change Initiatives Growing together: A principle-based approach to building collaborative Indigenous partnerships in Canada’s forest sector Recent NDVI-Based Variation in Growth of Boreal Intact Forest Landscapes and Its Correlation with Climatic Variables