Indigenous Guardian Moose Monitoring and Stewardship Part 1 - October 20th 2020
A recording of the Indigenous Moose Monitoring and Stewardship webinar (Part 1) can be found here. In this webinar you will hear from lead Gitanyow Guardian Jimmy Morgan, Dr. Jesse Popp, an Indigenous Canada Research Chair working with community partners to study moose populations, and other Indigenous communities across Canada as they discuss different questions and resources related to moose monitoring and stewardship.
Resources Mentioned During the Webinar:
- Dr. Jesse Popp's research website
- David Suzuki forum on two-eyed seeing.
- Potential resource for helping Guardians with Observe, Record, Report
- Recorded learning opportunities hosted by the TST about tactical communications and conflict resolution for Guardians
- Research paper published by Dr. Popp, James Morgan and Kevin Koch about Indigenous Guardianship and moose monitoring (attached)
- Land Needs Guardians Initiative - Initiative by the Indigenous Leadership Initiative calling on the Canadian Federal Government to provide ongoing secure funding for Indigenous Guardian Programs.
Indigenous Guardian Moose Monitoring and Stewardship Part 2 - December 8th 2020
A recording of the second part of the webinar series on Indigenous Guardian Moose Monitoring and Stewardship can be found here. In this webinar we hear from Clifford Paul, the Moose Management Coordinator with Unama'ki Institue of natural Resources, about his experience building a Mi'kmaq led moose management plan for the Cape Breton Highlands. The TST also walks through some new resources developed by Nature United to support Indigenous moose monitoring and management.
Resource Mentioned During the Webinar:
- The Moose Management Guide by Nature United and colleagues
- Considerations and Recommendations for Initiating Indigenous-led Moose Monitoring and Research by Ally Menzies, Nature United and colleagues
- The presentation by the TST during part 2 of the webinar series
- Unama'ki moose management videos - An educational video about mainland versus Cape Breton moose, and a short recording of Clifford Paul talking about his process of engaging the Mi'kmaq community in the moose management plant.