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  • Lobster Contaminants
    lobster traditionally consumed by the Mi gmaq of Eel River Bar New Brunswick A total of 44 lobsters we tested where 22 were cooked and 22 were raw Due to high laboratory analysis costs a decision was made to test both lobster meat and tomalley together for each lobster The mean concentrations for all 44 lobsters were found to be lower than the maximum allowed levels according to International standards

    Original URL path: http://www.migmaqresource.org/print/191 (2016-02-09)
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  • Nepisiguit River Elver Monitoring
    Status ongoing Project Funding Source NB Power The purpose of this project is to observe the presence American eel both upstream and downstream of the Nepisiguit Falls Generating Station NFGS on the Nepisiguit River mainly in the upstream portion This will determine whether or not the Nepisiguit Falls presents a barrier to American eel migration from the Sargasso Sea The project will work in coordination with Stantec Consulting Ltd and

    Original URL path: http://www.migmaqresource.org/print/194 (2016-02-09)
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  • P.L.A.M.U.
    be found in wild Atlantic salmon and if the suspected presence of contaminants in wild Atlantic salmon is affecting the public s perception on the nutritional benefits of traditional foods Objectives To determine the levels of contaminants dioxins and furans found within Restigouche River salmon To survey interview community members about their eating patterns including traditional food and assess socio cultural and historical aspects affecting food patterns To inform community

    Original URL path: http://www.migmaqresource.org/print/56 (2016-02-09)
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  • P.L.A.M.U. (phase 2)
    will be gathering salmon from the Restigouche salmon and will be speaking with community members from Listuguj Eel River Bar and Pabineau about past and present practices regarding Atlantic salmon The aim of this project is to strengthen the relationship between the salmon the river and the Mi gmaw people Objectives To determine the levels of contaminants dioxins and furans found within Restigouche River salmon To survey interview community members

    Original URL path: http://www.migmaqresource.org/print/59 (2016-02-09)
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  • Say Y.E.S. Project
    E S program aim was to look at the community s environmental situation through a youth s perspective and as future decision makers The project engaged 10 local youth between the ages of 10 and 14 in a summer program that actively taught them about the environment in their own community The youth were under the guidance of two local community members who were hired as a Lead Instructor and as an Assistant The youth were taking out at various locations surrounding their community where they were able to identify animals animal tracks and plants while discussing their traditional significance to the Mi gmaq people The youth were also involved in environmental enhancement activities such as a beach shoreline cleanup where they collected 50 kilograms of garbage and tree planting where a total of 53 various plant species were planted within their community When not out in the field the youth spent time in the classroom where the Lead Instructor and Assistant executed indoor activities These activities included t shirt logo designs making collages story telling arts and crafts and writing in journals Each activity related to the importance of protecting the environment The Lead Instructor and local volunteer Elders

    Original URL path: http://www.migmaqresource.org/print/192 (2016-02-09)
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  • Shoreline Erosion Awareness
    awareness of its impacts on community and ecological activities Year 2008 2009 Status Complete Project Funding Source ECO Action Environment Canada This project will assemble information on soil erosion and its impacts and will communicate them to the Mi gmaw communities of Listuguj Eel River Bar and Pabineau Objectives Create awareness and understanding of shoreline erosion in plain language publications Communicate current and potential impacts of improperly managed shorelines Develop

    Original URL path: http://www.migmaqresource.org/print/57 (2016-02-09)
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  • Species at Risk
    at risk the Maritime Ringlet Butterfly the Harlequin Duck and the St Lawrence Aster The project will be based on traditional and current Mi gmaq territory in the estuaries of the Restigouche and Nepisiguit rivers and out into the Bay de Chaleur Objectives Short term Increased knowledge and awareness of the 3 species at risk on Mi gmaq land and will promote more careful use of the critical and key

    Original URL path: http://www.migmaqresource.org/print/58 (2016-02-09)
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  • Plamu Documentary
    Year 2012 2013 Status ongoing Project Funding Source AFSAR The overall purpose of this project is to gain a better understanding of the Atlantic salmon and its relationship to the Mi gmaq people of Eel River Bar and Listuguj The GMRC will develop a documentary style video to raise awareness on the Atlantic salmon as a species at risk while promoting the protection of the species Community members will be

    Original URL path: http://www.migmaqresource.org/print/195 (2016-02-09)
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