Through our biodiversity focused projects, CIER assists First Nations to (1) assess the state of and threats to biodiversity in their lands and waters; (2) identify, develop, and promote strategies, tools and approaches for First Nation’s use in the conservation of biodiversity within their territories; (3) and, assist First Nations to undertake conservation actions within their lands and waters. These projects contribute towards First Nations’ understanding of their biodiversity; provide First Nations with capacity, information and tools to conserve important species and habitats; increase First Nations involvement in management of species and habitat within their territories; and, gather data that can be used to direct future activities such as land use or conservation planning, consulting with agencies, establishing co-management and protected area initiatives, etc.
Related Projects & Services
 Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada. (2010). First Nation Youth Skills Training and Job Readiness Program. Accessed from https://www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/eng/1406554638618/1406554674296
Fish Habitat Program
Invasive Species Mapping & Monitoring
Plant & Animal Guidebook
Species at Risk