Services for Indigenous
Communities

Your Land. Your Future.

In all MSES projects, learning is a two-way street. The traditions and wisdom that guide cultural knowledge and sensitivities are every bit as informative as the intentions of development and scientific findings.

Services

For over fifteen years, MSES has helped communities across Canada understand, be involved in, and make decisions about their traditional lands. The tools and services we offer include:

Environmental Monitoring & Studies

Our studies answer your environmental questions.
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Teaching & Training

Learn ecological principles and common survey protocols.
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Third-Party Reviews

Ensure your interests and traditional lands won’t be adversely impacted by industry or government.
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Landscape Change Analysis & Maps

Understand and visually depict changes to your traditional lands & resources.
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Land Use Plans & Community Impact Assessments

Identification of community goals and visions for land use and management in traditional territories.
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Western Scientific Advisor

Your technical support during meetings, in negotiations, and throughout the regulatory approval process.
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Hearings

We will be your expert witness or environmental advisor during public hearings
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Regulatory Guidance & Funding

We will guide you through the regulatory process and funding strategies. In 2018, we were nominated as the finalists for the Global Petroleum Show in community engagement.
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Writing

We prepare newsletters, & reports for distribution in your community & for submission to government. We have received numerous awards for our publications. See an example of a poster here

“You never lost focus on our issues and main concerns. Your analytical approach is the strongest tool that we ever had in addressing the volumes of technical information that industry and government expose us to… Thank you for your objective and personal support.” – Mikisew Cree First Nation

“Dr. Komers has worked with the ACFN and other First Nations in the region for a number of years. He’s a highly respected and regarded advisor in our community.” – Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation

207 Edgebrook Close NW
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
T3A 4W5