Section 12.8 of the GCLCA provides the Board with a mandate to conduct or participate in wildlife research studies in the Settlement Area. The GRRB makes decisions at least annually on appropriate research activities, based on a number of considerations and in consultation with RRCs, Gwich’in organizations, federal and territorial organizations and academic institutions. The primary consideration in assessing research priorities for support or participation will be its value or contribution to the wildlife management priorities established from time to time by the Board.
In this video, Amy Amos, Executive Director of the Gwich'in Renewable Resources Board, speaks at the University of Alberta regarding research priorities in the Gwich'in Settlement Area (GSA).
Wildlife Studies Fund
The GRRB provides funding to various organizations to conduct projects that will assist with renewable resources management in the GSA. In addition to funding, the GRRB may also provide in-kind support (e.g., office space, office support, vehicles). For more information, visit our Wildlife Studies Fund page.