IQALUIT, Nunavut (November 27, 2013) The Government of Nunavut (GN), Word Wildlife Fund (WWF), and Parks Canada have partnered to develop a new comprehensive Polar Bear Guard Training course that will help further reduce polar bear-human conflicts in Nunavut.
Arctic College Environmental Technology Program senior instructor Jason Carpenter took students with Iqaluit’s Joamie Elementary School for a lesson on Arctic plants and berries found on the land.
Old phone books can be dropped off to the five schools in Iqaluit for recycling. Schools will receive cash awards depending on the number of phone books collected per student population. Nunavut Arctic College staff who wish to drop off phone books can by bringing them to the Nunatta Campus front desk. We will drop off the collection to one of the schools. Please remember -- the deadline is May 23, 2011!
Nunavut Arctic College’s Environmental Technology students headed out on March 31st for their winter field camps. This year’s camps were once again located at Crazy Lake, a popular local lake about 18km north of Iqaluit.
It’s celebration time for Nunavut Arctic College Environmental Technology Program graduate Leanna Ellsworth. Ellsworth, who works for the Inuit Circumpolar Council in Ottawa, recently completed all seven modules of the University of the Arctic’s on-line Bachelor of Circumpolar Studies (BCS) program. She’s the first Inuk from Nunavut to complete the program.
Students with the Arctic College Environmental Technology Program visited archaeological sites at the Qaummaarviit Territorial Historic Park in Frobisher Bay near Iqaluit this September as part of their annual eight-day field camp.
The academic year is over for Environmental Technology Program (ETP) students and many are already hard at work with summer and permanent jobs.
Students of the Environmental Technology Program visited the Nunavut Research Institute on Oct. 14. The class met with staff members to learn about the institute’s various programs, and toured the water lab and greenhouse.