In the last decade, Indigenous peoples across Canada have been sounding the alarm about moose populations and their habitats. Moose, a species of deep importance to many Indigenous peoples, cultures, and communities across Canada, have declined in numbers dramatically in many areas – with far-reaching impacts to Indigenous communities, food security, cultures, and ways of life. Many Nations and Guardian programs have responded by developing moose monitoring and stewardship programs.
In response to inquiries, requests and discussion with community partners, the Indigenous Guardians Technical Support Team (TST) are convening a two part, interactive webinar series focused on Indigenous Guardians and Moose Monitoring & Stewardship.
Part 2 of this webinar series will highlight information, resources, and strategies that Indigenous Guardians and stewardship programs are using to address some of the challenges and questions raised during the first webinar session. You’ll learn about available resources to support Indigenous Guardians addressing moose issues. This interactive session will also be a chance to network and connect with other First Nations as you hear about the strategies and approaches others are using to monitor, steward and advocate for moose in their territories.
(Photo Credit: Ami Vitale via Indigenous Guardians Toolkit)