Tuktut Nogait National Park (Uyarsivik Lake Base Camp)

Uyarsivik Lake Base Camp is a 16’X24’ insulated fiberglass shelter.

Uyarsivik Basecamp, Tuktut Nogait National Park

Name Email Phone Number
Primary Contact Maya March maya.march@pc.gc.ca (867) 580-3233
Secondary Contact Western Arctic Field Unit General Inquiries Inuvik.info@pc.gc.ca (867) 777-8800

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Owner
Parks Canada

Membership
Regular Member

Website
www.pc.gc.ca/eng/pn-np/nt/tuktutnogait/index.aspx

Latitude
68.89139

Longitude
-122.8372

Location
Tuktut Nogait National Park, Uyarsivik Lake

Nearest Community
Paulatuk

Territory/ Province
Northwest Territories

Aboriginal Government/ Homeland
Inuvialuit Settlement Region

Facility Type
Seasonally-Operated Field Camp

Research Hinterland
Continuous Permafrost, Freshwater, Lake, Tundra

Main Research Disciplines
Anthropology, Archaeology, Climatology, Environmental Sciences, Geology and Sedimentology, Geomorphology, Glaciology, Soil Science, Terrestrial Biology/Ecology, Traditional/Aboriginal Knowledge

Power
Generator

Communications
None

Local Transportation
Accessible via charter floatplane aircraft from Norman Wells, NT.

Equipment Storage
Limited equipment storage, contact for more information.

Dormitory/Sleeping Facilities
No sleeping facilities, all researchers/visitors must bring sleeping tents.

Dining/Kitchen Facilities
No dining/kitchen facilities, researchers/visitors must bring external cooking shelter. No cooking can take place inside basecamp building.

Laboratory Facilities
None

Fuel Availability
Contact for information on fuel caching.

Research Requirements
Information on research and collection permitting in Tuktut Nogait National Park can be found at:
www.pc.gc.ca/eng/docs/pc/guide/rech-srch/index.aspx

Special Rules and Regulations
General Information on Tuktut Nogait National Park can be found at www.pc.gc.ca/eng/pn-np/nt/tuktutnogait/index.aspx. Researchers must follow terms and conditions of their permit. All researchers and visitors must make every effort to minimize use of aircraft in Tuktut Nogait National Park, especially by helicopter. All visitors, including researchers must participate in a mandatory orientation session to better understand rules and regulations.

Local External Resources
See Tuktut Nogait National Park Visitor Information for links to helpful resources:
www.pc.gc.ca/eng/pn-np/nt/tuktutnogait/visit/visit2/a.aspx

Nearest Medical Service
Paulatuk Health Center (Nurse Practitioner). (approx. 75 km by air)
Inuvik Regional Hospital, Inuvik, NT (approx. 425 km by air).

Safety Considerations
Bear safety and awareness covered in mandatory orientation, recommended carrying dear deterrents at all times and to hire a Wildlife Monitor from the community of Paulatuk, NT. Only Parks Canada trained staff and Inuvialuit Wildlife Monitors may be permitted to carry firearms for the protection of self and others in Tuktut Nogait National Park. Contact for more information.

Cost
Contact for more information.

Other Information
N/A

Last Updated
2015-05-30