News and updates on the steps to conserve and protect the Bistcho Lake region.
Watch the CBC The National piece on Dene Tha's efforts at Bistcho Lake
Listen to the interview from April 12, 2022
Using Indigenous Knowledge to Protect and Recover Boreal Caribou, Grizzly Bear and Wolverine in Bistcho Lake
Results from one year of collecting data from a Traditional Knowledge-informed remote camera array.
Local and experiential Indigenous knowledge and community-led science to monitor the Hay Zama bison herd.
The Dene Tha’ are forging a plan to protect Alberta wetlands with more carbon-storing capabilities than the Amazon. From The Narwhal
Across Canada, climate change is exacerbating challenges caribou herds already face. But research shows protecting caribou habitat could have other benefits for climate. From What On Earth, CBC Radio
The nation is proposing the first Indigenous Protected and Conserved Area in the province to protect the region surrounding one of Alberta’s largest lakes, which stores five times more carbon per square metre than the Amazon. From The Narwhal
New draft report on the proposal for an IPCA in the greater Bistcho Lake area.
After spending a few days in this remote area located on the north western corner of Alberta, one can see why the Dene Tha’ people call Bistcho Lake “the last frontier.”