MAPS is working with Environment Canada, Fisheries & Oceans Canada, and Parks Canada infusing Aboriginal traditional knowledge (ATK) into Species at risk research and recovery strategies. Examples of this are the recent ATK studies relating to the American eel and Atlantic salmon (downloadable from the Resources section). MAPS is also involved in on-the-ground habitat rehabilitation initiatives.
Mi’kmaw Ecological Knowledge Study (MEKS): MAPS carries out Mi’kmaw Ecological Knowledge Studies as part of environmental impact statements/assessments of industrial, housing and infrastructure developments. E.g. proposed Black Point Quarry, Guysborough Co., NS”
For more details, click here., and also see our Resources section.