Creating the Skutik Indigenous Protected and Conserved Area (IPCA) will conserve those sites and allow the Peskotomuhkati to co-manage them. IPCAs are a new category of permanently protected lands established in the Convention on Biological Diversity as a legal mechanism to honor aboriginal peoples’ land rights and traditional knowledge.

Protecting Place with Its People

Author: American Friends of Canadian Conservation

Year: 2022

Media Type: Website