© 2014 Arctic Borderlands Ecological Knowledge Society

COMMUNITY BASED MONITORING

  WATCH  LISTEN  RECORD  CARE

LOCAL KNOWLEDGE
 LONG TERM DATA COLLECTION
 LONG TERM DATA COLLECTION
 COMMUNITY BASED
  • Annual observations recorded from active community land users through data questionnaires

 

  • Survey results reflect recorded observations of animals, plants, land, weather and community.

  • Conducting surveys in Arctic Communities since 1996

 

  • Data collected and stored in a database for community and scientific research

  • Scientific indicators developed to complement ABEKS data

  • Local monitors conducting surveys in 8 Arctic communities

 

  • ABEKS Directors, participants and partners are from Gwich'in and Inuvialuit organizations and governments. We are  scientists, community residents and decision makers.

Jason Van Fleet from the North Yukon RRC explains what we do

“The first step to caring for the land is making sure we know what is going on through the eyes of our own people."

James Andre, Board President

COMING TOGETHER  - DOING OUR PART - STEWARDSHIP - LOCAL KNOWLEDGE
The 2019/20 monitoring program is made possible by the generous support of the following organizations. 
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