Indigenous Knowledge

Wabasca Lake Monitoring Project Results Report

Wabasca Lake Monitoring Project Results Report Ron Zurawell, Rebekah Adams, and Craig Emmerton The Environmental Monitoring and Science Division of Alberta Environment and Parks is grateful for the opportunity to collaborate with the Lands Department of Bigstone Cree Nation on the 2016-2017 North Wabasca Lake water quality monitoring project.       The Wabasca Lake […]

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Indigenous voices support environmental monitoring

Community-based monitoring and Indigenous knowledge will bolster Alberta’s approach to environmental science, thanks to a groundbreaking advisory panel.

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Honouring the Graduates of the 2015 Environmental Monitoring Technician Training Program

Honouring the Graduates of the 2015 Environmental Monitoring Technician Training Program Fifteen Aboriginal trainees from eight First Nation and Métis communities successfully completed the five-week Environmental Monitoring Technician Program Pilot co-funded by AEMERA (now the Environmental Monitoring and Science Division) and Alberta Innovates – Technology Futures (AITF). The group celebrated their program completion with a […]

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Oil Sands Monitoring Community Report

You have questions about the environment in the oil sands region…and we’re working to find the answers.   Find out how we’re monitoring in the oil sands region, the questions we’re asking, and the answers we’re getting…visit www.osmreport.ca.  

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Exploring Community Approaches to Environmental Monitoring

Community-based monitoring is a relatively new term and can have a variety of interpretations.

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Pilot program trains Aboriginal students from oil sands area

As the Environmental Monitoring and Science division (formerly AEMERA) continues to move forward and establish itself as the provincial monitoring agency responsible for measuring, assessing and informing the public on the condition of Alberta’s environment, engaging with Aboriginal stakeholders to find meaningful ways to braid Traditional Ecological Knowledge into regional monitoring, has become a clear priority. […]

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