Gitxaala Environmental Monitoring
“Working towards the enrichment and protection of the Values of the Nation”
Manager: James Herbert
Environmental Assessment Coordinator: Samantha Wagner, BSc
Heritage Research Coordinator: Caroline Butler, Ph.D.
Special Advisor, Cultural Resources and Heritage Research: Charles Menzies, Ph.D.
The Office is located at:
Museum of Northern BC
280- 110 1st Ave West,
The Gem office is an agency of the Gitxaała Nation that is responsible for the protection of the environmental values of the Nation. Our primary role is to act as the point of contact for all works related to the environment in Gitxaała traditional territory and to engage with developers and government agencies to fully understand how development may impact the values of the Nation.
Represent Gitxaała Nation in environmental assessment processes
Hold developers to the highest integrity and standards.
Provide sound, effective, and useful science and research for Gitxaała Nation.
The Gitxaała Community Knowledge Keeper is the primary tool for GEM’s project management, impact analysis and research archive. The CKK stores all of GEM’s territorial data and all historical and contemporary research materials about Gitxaała society, and lands and resources. Please explore the public resources on the CKK.