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Sahtú Renewable Resources Board

pdf 2001 Options for Collecting Harvest Statistics Usher and Brooke Popular

This report provides an assessment of the options for collecting statistical data on wildlife harvesting in Nunavut. The authors provide 19 recommendations on topics listed below which parties need to consider in harvest data collection.

  1. More precise criteria to aid in design.
  2. Identifying the sampling frame (hunter list).
  3. Sampling strategy.
  4. Promoting high response rates (minimizing non-response bias).
  5. Managing response errors.
  6. Defining core variables.
  7. Effort information.
  8. Socio-economic information.
  9. Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit,
  10. Household or individual approach.
  11. Reporting frequency.
  12. Continuous and detailed record decision.
  13. Continuous and detailed record of decisions.
  14. Validation procedures, quality assurance and control.
  15. Need for management structure and technical oversight.
  16.  Communication.
  17. Data analysis.
  18. Data product.
  19. Data access and control.