CCIRA Indigenous Laws Project App Tour – Kitasoo/Xai’xais Nations

CCIRA Indigenous Laws Project App Tour – Kitasoo/Xai’xais Nations

For the Indigenous Mapping Workshop 2016, Rosie Child and Charles put this video together: In the summer of 2015, Kitasoo/Xai’xais Nations joined the Indigenous Laws Project spearheaded by the Central Coast Indigenous Resource Alliance. Funding was found to hire 5 KX community researchers to work with 3 lawyers and assorted records management experts. A secure…

SCGIS Conference Presentation

SCGIS Conference Presentation

In June 2016, Charles went to the Society of Conservation GIS Conference in Monterrey, California to speak about Cedar Box Apps. Scroll down to view the video of the talk. Or view the slides at http://www.slideshare.net/cnburnett/webgisbased-conservation-tools-for-first-nations-stewardship Abstract Marine stewardship in British Columbia is increasingly complex, contextualized by our First Nations? strong rights and title positions,…

New fields added to CedarBox Development App Project Workflow Tab

New fields added to CedarBox Development App Project Workflow Tab

We’re rolling out a few changes to Cedar 7 installations this month. Some are behind the scenes improvements to MailHarvest and file attachment listings. However, some changes will be a little more obvious: New Workflow Fields We’ve been working with Central Coast Nations referrals coordinators (Vern, Peter, Dani, Andrea) and with Aaron Heidt (Marine Use…

Adam Valair joins the Cedar Box team

Adam Valair joins the Cedar Box team

We’re thrilled to announce that as on 1 May 2016, Adam Valair is joining Greg and Charles on the Cedar Box Apps development team. Adam originally hails from the Peace Region of British Columbia and has ties to the Sunshine Coast, but now spends most of his time in Vancouver. He is as fluent in Spanish…

Nuxalk Dawn

Nuxalk Dawn

Stretching in the early morning light before a morning run last week in Bella Coola, I took this photo of a Nuxalk totem pole facing telephone lines. I was thinking about the privilege we have to be helping build data management capacity in this ancient, and at the same time, youthful community. Besides running and a little…

Wuikinuxv Nation July Training

Wuikinuxv Nation July Training

In July 2015, Greg and I visited the beautiful village of Wuikinuxv alongside the Wannock River in Rivers Inlet. We were there to upgrade the Wuikinuxv’s CedarBox server and to provide training on two apps: Cedar Development App (for tracking and analyzing Crown referrals) and CCIRA Marine Indigenous Laws App (for archiving and reviewing historical…

Live-Link: connecting Projects tracking to GIS

Live-Link: connecting Projects tracking to GIS

In a novel example of having your herring roe and eating it too, the CedarBox Team is pleased to announce that DevelopmentApp Projects can now be “live-linked” to your desktop GIS. What does this linking between my Cedar App and my desktop GIS mean? Let’s say you are tracking 500 project applications, and that you have…

Heiltsuk Nation CedarBox Training

Heiltsuk Nation CedarBox Training

In May 2015, Greg and I visited beautiful Bella Bella and worked with Heiltsuk Integrated Resource Management Department  (HIRMD) staff on development applications (Projects) procedures, tracking and analysis.

9x Redundant = Highly Secure

9x Redundant = Highly Secure

I thought this photo was funny, and clearly someone else thinks redundancy is important! We never want to see your business, cultural and natural resources data lost in fire, flood or theft. Redundancy is a term meaning duplication. If it is duplicated, it is safe and will always be available. In our wise practices setup, we…