Perry River Cabin

Small 14′ X 16′ cabin with cooking facilities and bunks, suitable for housing 4 people. Could support more, if tents were used. Semi-insulated with oil heat.

Name Email Phone Number
Primary Contact Amie Black amie.black@canada.ca (613) 998-8523
Secondary Contact Jim Leafloor Jim.Leafloor@canada.ca (204) 983-5258

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Owner
Environment and Climate Change Canada

Membership
Regular Member

Website
www.ec.gc.ca

Latitude
67

Longitude
-102.20000

Location
Perry River

Nearest Community
Cambridge Bay

Territory/ Province
Nunavut

Aboriginal Government/ Homeland
N/A

Facility Type
Seasonally-Operated Field Camp

Research Hinterland
Freshwater, Lake, Ponds, Terrestrial, Tundra

Main Research Disciplines
Terrestrial Biology/Ecology

Research History
Established 1991

Current Projects
Currently supports Arctic Goose Banding (first two weeks of August) and Waterfowl Ecosystem Research (5 May to 15 August).

Power
None

Communications
No permanent communications facilities. Users need to provide their own radios or satellite phones.

Local Transportation
None

Equipment Storage
Minimal space available

Dormitory/Sleeping Facilities
Up to 4-5 personnel; wooden bunks.

Dining/Kitchen Facilities
Kitchen facilities for 4-5 personnel.

Laboratory Facilities
None

Fuel Availability
None. Users must cache own fuel in late winter.

Research Requirements
Nunavut Department of Environment Research Permits, Canadian Wildlife Service Sanctuary and Research Permits, Canadian Council on Animal Care Permits

Special Rules and Regulations
N/A

Local External Resources
Limited; camping equipment, cooking facilities, tools.

Nearest Medical Service
Cambridge Bay (300 km) and Yellowknife (750 km)

Safety Considerations
Standard first aid certification, Pleasure Craft Operator certification, grizzly bear safety training.

Cost
No cost, user must supply own equipment/fuel/food/transportation.

Other Information
N/A

Last Updated
2016-05-03