News & Events

20 Dec, 2019

Amendment to the Nunavik Beluga Public Hearing Notice

2019-12-20T21:13:29+00:00December 20th, 2019|Categories: News & Events|

Notice is provided on December 19th, 2019 that the Nunavik Marine Region Wildlife Board (NMRWB) and Eeyou Marine Region Wildlife Board (EMRWB) have made amendments to the Notice of Public Hearing released on November 22nd, 2019. Updates include the list of Parties to the Hearing, and changes to the submission deadline. Information presented in [...]

5 Dec, 2019

Eeyou Istchee Coastal Community Voices on Wildlife Research Priorities for the Eeyou Marine Region

2019-12-05T00:42:02+00:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: News & Events|

The Report on Wildlife Research Priorities for the Eeyou Marine Region is now available. You can access it and download it here !

21 Nov, 2019

Notice of Public Hearing – Request for Submissions related to the Modification of the Total Allowable Take and Non-Quota Limitations for Beluga in the Nunavik Marine Region

2019-12-20T21:01:17+00:00November 21st, 2019|Categories: News & Events|

Amendment to the Nunavik Beluga Public Hearing Notice Notice is provided on December 19th, 2019 that the Nunavik Marine Region Wildlife Board (NMRWB) and Eeyou Marine Region Wildlife Board (EMRWB) have made amendments to the Notice of Public Hearing released on November 22nd, 2019. Updates include the list of Parties to the Hearing, and [...]

22 Sep, 2019

Bird Survey in Old Factory area was a success!

2019-09-22T19:19:49+00:00September 22nd, 2019|Categories: News & Events|

The Wildlife Board participated in a bird survey from Sept. 6 to 13 in the Wemindji area, around Old Factory and on the surrounding islands, in partnership with Nature Canada, and the Cree Trappers' Association. The survey was funded by the Eeyou Marine Region Wildlife Board and the Canadian Wildlife Service. The survey was [...]

20 Sep, 2019

Eeyou Marine Region First annual photo contest !

2019-09-20T22:31:18+00:00September 20th, 2019|Categories: News & Events|

1ST ANNUAL PHOTO CONTEST! Deadline is October 28 Submit photos to: wildlife@eeyoumarineregion.ca Send Us Your Best Photos of the Eeyou Marine Region! Photos may include year-round shots of wildlife, landscapes, northern lights, recreation and harvesting activities along the coast, waters and offshore islands of the EMR. All photos submitted may be used to illustrate [...]

15 Jul, 2019

Aerial shorebirds surveys in southern James Bay, August 11-15, 2019

2019-07-15T19:40:13+00:00July 15th, 2019|Categories: News & Events|

Notice for the EMR Communities of Waskaganish and Eastmain. We are currently in discussions with the Canadian Wildlife Service to visit the two communities this winter to share the results of the survey and to consult about future surveys. Thank you. Documents Shorebirds survey 2019 Cree Translations Shorebirds survey 2019 - SOUTHERN CREE [...]

14 Jun, 2019

Consultation on Eeyou Marine Region Wildlife research priorities

2019-06-14T17:20:32+00:00June 14th, 2019|Categories: News & Events|

*FINAL CALL FOR COMMENTS* The Eeyou Marine Region Wildlife Board (EMRWB) has completed consultations with the Cree communities to obtain feedback regarding research priorities within the Eeyou Marine Region. The Eeyou Marine Region Wildlife Board (EMRWB), a co-management body created under the Offshore Agreement, solicits the opinion of the Cree of Eeyou Istchee regarding [...]

5 Dec, 2018

EMRIRB’S New Public Guidance Booklets

2018-12-05T23:41:09+00:00December 5th, 2018|Categories: News & Events|

The Eeyou Marine Region Impact Review Board (EMRIRB or the Board) is an Institution of Public Government established by the Eeyou Marine Region Land Claims Agreement (EMRLCA) to conduct impact assessment of proposed development projects in the Eeyou Marine Region. The EMRIRB has recently established a formal approach to the impact assessment process by [...]

29 Aug, 2017

Polar Bear Management – Public Consultation in Chisasibi

2018-05-16T01:44:50+00:00August 29th, 2017|Categories: News & Events|

In January 2012, the Federal Minister of the Environment requested that the Nunavik Marine Region Wildlife Board establish a management regime for polar bears, including a Total Allowable Take for Southern Hudson population that occurs in the Eeyou Marine Region.