MAMKA Projects 2012-2013

MAMKA is currently preparing for its 2012-2013 field season.  Some new projects for this year include eel grass documentation and green crab surveys using specialized crab pots.

MAMKA is currently preparing for its 2012-2013 field season. Some new projects for this year include eel grass documentation and green crab surveys using specialized crab pots.

For 2012-2013 MAMKA’s project activities will be focused on four key areas (Marine/Aquatic Resource Inventory, Species at Risk Stewardship, Alien and Invasive Species, and Community & Youth Engagement).  Each of the project areas will be composed of several activities (see list below).  More information will be available later in the year.  

Marine/Aquatic Resource Inventory

  • Aquatic Habitat Surveys
  • Atlantic Salmon Redd Surveys
  • Eel Grass Surveys

Species at Risk Stewardship 

  • American Eel Migration Monitoring
  • Banded Killifish Habitat Monitoring
  • Atlantic Wolffish By-Catch Documentation
  • Piping Plover Habitat Surveys 

Alien and Invasive Species

  • Green Crab Sruveys
  • Tunicate and Bryozoan Identification Study

Community & Youth Engagement

  • Updates to Banner and Poster Displays
  • Development of Youth Engagement Materials
  • Aboriginal Traditional Knowledge Collection
  • Underwater Video Projects