Karrak Lake Research Station
Main camp has 1) 20’x20′ insulated cabin with kitchen facilities, oil heat, solar and wind power. 2) three 14’x16′ storage buildings with bunks (one insulated), 3) 8’x12′ storage building, 4) 12’x16′ storage building without bunks. Secondary camp located about 15 km NW of the main camp has one 12’x16′ cabin, uninsulated, with bunks, no power.
|Primary Contact||Amie Blackfirstname.lastname@example.org||(613) 998-8523|
|Secondary Contact||Ray Alisauskas||Ray.Alisauskas@canada.ca||(306) 975-4556|
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Aboriginal Government/ Homeland
Seasonally-Operated Research Station
Freshwater, Lake, Ponds, Terrestrial, Tundra
Main Research Disciplines
Currently supports Arctic Goose Banding (first two weeks of August) and Waterfowl Ecosystem Research (5 May to 15 August)
Generator, Solar, Wind
Satellite phone, VHF
Boats; aluminum craft with Go Devil outboards.
Minimal space available.
Up to 20 personnel; bunks in unheated plywood cabins.
Kitchen facilities for 20 personnel maximum, in main cabin.
Rudimentary and temporary makeshift facilities in one of the storage cabins.
None. Users must cache own fuel in late winter.
Nunavut Department of Environment Research Permits, Canadian Wildlife Service Sanctuary and Research Permits, Canadian Council on Animal Care Permits
Special Rules and Regulations
Local External Resources
Limited; camping equipment, cooking facilities, tools.
Nearest Medical Service
Cambridge Bay (300 km) and Yellowknife (750 km)
Standard first aid certification, Pleasure Craft Operator certification, grizzly bear safety training.
No cost, user must supply own equipment/fuel/food/transportation.