PARTICIPANT INFORMATION SHEET: TRACKING CHANGE IN THE MACKENZIE RIVER BASIN [article]

Brenda Parlee
2015
Why am I being asked to take part in this research study? You are being asked to participate in this study because you are considered to be knowledge about the importance of and changes occurring in [INSERT GEOGRAPHIC AREA] of the Mackenzie River Basin. We are interested in interviewing you about your observations and experiences or other knowledge you think would be relevant in respect of: • historical and contemporary observations and perceptions of conditions and change in the health of the
more » ... the health of the aquatic environment (e.g., water quality, quantity, flow, groundwater, permafrost conditions); • historical and contemporary observations and perceptions of conditions and change in fish species (population, movements, diversity, invasive species) and other aquatic species (e.g., geese, beaver); • sustainability of fishing livelihoods (e.g., harvesting levels and practices, diet, health, access issues, perceptions of change in the health of valued fish species); • implications of change for governance (e.g., how to maintain healthy relationships to the aquatic ecosystem, maintaining respectful and spiritual relationships, respecting treaty rights);
doi:10.7939/r3-5yv7-8a84 fatcat:xxoc6uv2cnhopa3v3c62d337fq