• NWT bush university trains ‘Indigenous Boreal Guardians”

    • September 17, 2015


    Northern Journal 10 August 2015

    First Nations students from across the North are training to become leaders in land protection and management as part of a new pilot program in the NWT.

    The Indigenous Boreal Guardians training program launched last week at the Dechenla Lodge in the Mackenzie Mountains near the Yukon-NWT border and will finish next March at the Dechinta Bush University Centre for Research and Learning.
    Nine students are currently enrolled in the program, learning core skills needed to work with government and industry on land use planning and protection, and in the assessment, development, management and monitoring of resource projects.

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