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Tuesday, December 4 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm
C3. Indigenous and Community Conserved Areas

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Indigenous and community conserved protected areas issues
  • Darwin Horning, Gwen Bridge and Matthew Rempel - The State of First Nations Involvement & Use of Indigenous Knowledge within Land Use and Conservation Planning in British Columbia
  • Tanya Chi Tran - A Review of Successes, Challenges, and Lessons from Indigenous-led Protected and Conserved Areas, and Ways Forward
  • Agnieszka Pawlowska-Mainville - Protecting ‘the land that gives life’: The Asatiwisipe Anishinaabeg and the Pimachiowin Aki World Heritage Site
  • Aggie Weighill and Kristina Vaudry- Sustainable livelihoods within a Ghanaian protected area


Darwin Horning

The “State of First Nations Involvement & Use of Indigenous Knowledge within Land Use and Conservation Planning in British Columbia”, preliminary research project seeks to develop an understanding of the degree of First Nations involvement throughout various phases of resource... Read More →

Agnieszka Pawlowska-Mainville

University of Northern British Columbia
This presentation will elaborate on the northern Manitoba community of Asatiwisipe Anishinaabeg and their attempt to protect their traditional territory.  For the past decade, this fly-in community collaborated with neighbouring First Nations to establish the United Nations Educational... Read More →

Tanya Chi Tran

University of Victoria
Indigenous-led Protected and Conserved Areas (IPCAs) have gained global attention in recent years due to renewed interest in improving and creating protected areas during a time of Indigenous resurgence. We systematically reviewed the academic literature to synthesize the contexts... Read More →

Aggie Weighill

Vancouver Island University
Improving Visitors' Experiences Through International Partnerships: Ecotourism has long been used for economic development while also trying to meet conservation goals (Sakar & Sinha, 2015); however, in the global south this has often occurred in communities where access to formal... Read More →

Tuesday December 4, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pm PST
5-123 (Gathering Place)
  Concurrent Sessions
  • Moderator Agnieszka Pawlowska-Mainville
  • AV Assistant Joel Lavigueur