Every three years, our Council produces a Term Report, which highlights projects, programs, and research completed over those years. It also captures other changes of note, like new Council appointments and staff hires.
There are some incredible research programs on the Yukon North Slope exploring how our warming planet is affecting the north. And, there are many keen Inuvialuit observing change in their own backyard. There is still a lot we don't know, though. In order to move forward, we need to know what we don't know. In advance of updating our research strategy, the Council worked with Round River Conservation Studies to identify key knowledge gaps when it comes to climate change on the Yukon North Slope.
Over the last two decades, we've learned a lot about muskox on the Yukon North Slope, how to study them, and how to collaboratively manage the population. This fact sheet roundup puts a whole bunch of that info in one handy place!
Updated in 2018 from the 2007 iteration, the Ivvavik National Park Management Plan gives a vision for this special place on the Yukon North Slope:“The land will support the people who protect the land.”