Government of Canada announces $2.5M to restore forest ecosystems in Kluane National Park and Reserve

By Parks Canada
Cision Newswire
October 18, 2022
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada East

HAINES JUNCTION, YT – Collaborating with numerous Indigenous groups across Canada, Parks Canada and Indigenous peoples are partners in conserving natural and cultural heritage and sharing the stories of these treasured places. Partners Champagne and Aishihik First Nations, Kluane First Nation and Parks Canada are excited to introduce Dákeyi ukaanathį̀ jè: All of you watch over our country with your heart – Restoring forest ecosystems in Kluane National Park and Reserve. This project will help plan long-term approaches to restore and increase the resilience of the park’s forests while helping to revitalize Southern Tutchone traditions and culture. …Parks Canada, announced a federal investment of $2.5 million over five years for the project and highlighted contributions from Champagne and Aishihik First Nations and Kluane First Nation, as well as the Canadian Forest Service for significant in-kind resources to this unique collaboration.

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