Projects

The following is a list of past and current projects. For more specific project information, samples of our work, or detailed resumes please contact us.

  • Vuntut Gwitchin Porcupine River Community Salmon Management Plan – with YSSC and the community of Old Crow and Fort Yukon, Alaska.
  • Yukon’s Recreational Salmon Fishery Analysis – on behalf of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada
  • Pacific Salmon Foundation Community Engagement – supporting the PSF in Yukon as they develop partnerships and identify stock restoration opportunities.
  • 2017 Renewable Resources Council Annual General Workshop – facilitated the three-day fish, wildlife and habitat workshop with 70 participants from throughout the Yukon.
  • How We Walk with the Land and Water – facilitator CTFN, KDFN, and TKC Elders Workshop at Helen’s Fish Camp.
  • Salmon in the Classroom Enhanced Outreach and Education – supporting the technical aspects of the program with a new approach and strategy for outreach.
  • Yukon River Panel – Canadian technical panel support and manage with Alaska the communications sub-committee.
  • Southern Lakes Indigenous Land Use Planning – workshop facilitation and project facilitator with five southern lakes First Nation Governments.
  • Yukon Fish and Wildlife Enhancement Trust Manager – manage the $5Million trust and fund approximately 15 environmental projects per year.
  • Tagish Habitat Protection Area – designed and facilitated community engagement workshop.
  • Yukon’s Recreational Fisheries and Lake Trout Conservation – on behalf of the Yukon Fish & Game Association and the Yukon Fish & Wildlife Enhancement Trust.
  • Vuntut Gwitchin Porcupine River Salmon Traditional Knowledge Workshop – designed, delivered and documented the workshop.
  • Wild Salmon Policy – Yukon Consultation – facilitator for DFO with First Nation Governments and Renewable Resources Councils.
  • Southern Lake Caribou Management Plan Scoping Workshop – worked with the CTRRC and other partners in the development and delivery.
  • Southern Lakes First Nations Caribou Working Group – in partnership with six First Nations Governments facilitating and project managing the working group.
  • Pelly River Salmon Management Plan – working with the Selkirk First Nation to develop a community-based Chinook and Chum salmon management plan.
  • Selkirk First Nation Salmon Outreach and Communications – working with SFN to ensure citizens are informed and engaged in Pelly River salmon management.
  • Salmon Know No Borders Online Mapping Platform – a participatory mapping project designed to capture local and traditional knowledge observations.
  • Renewable Resource Councils (RRC) Secretariats Meeting Facilitation –  supporting the RRCs in identifying and then prioritizing opportunities.
  • Teaching Kids to Fish For Whitefish – project with Yukon Fish and Game Association and Environment Yukon with a video production.
  • Yukon River Salmon Stock Restoration Technical Team – Year 1 and 2 – through the YSSC managed a technical team in the development of community-based salmon stock restoration strategy.
  • Yukon River Panel – Canadian Technical Support – working with DFO to support the international  treaty and communications functions.
  • Competitive Analysis of the Overnight Lodge Fishing Product – developed a strategy for Northwest Territories Tourism.
  • Yukon Salmon Sub-Committee – Executive Director – responsible for co-management of Yukon’s salmon and the implementation of Chapter 16 of the UFA.
  • Stream of Dreams – salmon stewardship project development, implementation and trained educator.
  • Investment Promotion Strategy – for the department of Economic Development with a focus on Asian mining investment.
  • Western Arctic Tourism Development Strategies – developed community-based tourism development plans for the six Inuvialuit communities.
  • Yukon Wild Marketing Program – established the marketing program and website for the Wilderness Tourism Association of the Yukon.
  • Yukon Fish and Game Association Outdoor Education Camp – planned and delivered the outdoor education camp for youth in 2016 and 2017.
  • Tuktut Nogait and Ivvavik National Park Product Development – developed and tested remote tourism products on behalf of the Inuvialuit.
  • Travelyukon.com – managed a team of digital strategists and creative professionals to rebuild the main web portal for Tourism Yukon.
  • Social Media Support – for GoMedia Marketplace the Yukon’s presence at the 2010 Olympics, and the West Coast Music Awards.
  • Host – Family Fishing Connection – award winning instructional family fishing show featured on Northwestel Community TV.

For more information visit: Dennis Zimmermann’s Linkedin profile.

Video Projects:

The following is a small sample of some fish related videos.  For more visit:

Yukon Salmon Sub-Committee Videos and the Family Fishing Connection.

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