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Using Narrative Stories to Understand Traditional Ecological Knowledge in the Great Basin

Dates

date type
2015-01-01
Start Date
2015-01-01
End Date
2018-09-01

Citation

Desert Research Institute(Fiscal Agent), Intertribal Council of Nevada(Collaborator), Bureau of Land Management(Fiscal Agent), US Fish & Wildife Service(Collaborator), Desert Research Institute(Principal Investigator), Tamara Wall(Principal Investigator), Using Narrative Stories to Understand Traditional Ecological Knowledge in the Great Basin, http://mmheller.github.io/GNLCC_PTS4_NPLCC/prj_report.html?PRJ_ID=437

Summary

FY2014One of the primary challenges facing public land managers in the Great Basin is identifying adaptation strategies to increase resiliency to climate change in an area that is already struggling with profound environmental challenges. Recent efforts to understand how the Great Basin weathered past droughts and climate variability may offer insight into approaches that could work in future decades. One approach to gather this information is to understand Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK). Gathering this information is challenging and requires an acknowledgment that much of this information is highly sensitive and proprietary. Translating this information into actionable management plans is even more challenging.This pilot project [...]

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Purpose

Traditional Ecological Knowledge Conservation Planning Federal resource managers State agencies Tribes

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  • Wall2014

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