Exciting news at Four Rivers!!! Check out the article here to learn about the new and exciting partnership between Wingtra and Four Rivers (Matawa).
New Website Launch Four Rivers has launched our new website! A new look for a new year! Home
Four Rivers Inc. has recently become an authorized distributor of “Wingtra” drone products, and is the first Indigenous-led group in the world to do so. Four Rivers drone team mapped all nine Matawa communities last fall using this speedy orange Wingtra drone,
There are three species of bears found in Canada, the Polar Bear in the Arctic region, the Grizzly Bear in the West and the smallest of the bunch, the Black Bear which can be found throughout most of Ontario in forested areas.
This summer Four Rivers piloted a new river transect protocol for evening bat surveys in the Matawa homelands. A microphone and device that records ultrasonic calls is attached vertically to a boat that then travels at a steady speed shortly after sunset
You may not have seen much of us in person lately, but Four Rivers has been quite active within the homelands of the Matawa member First Nations this summer! With personal interactions becoming safer to do outside, Four Rivers had the opportunity
The Four Rivers DRONE TEAM is on on-route to Ginoogaming First Nation! The Four Rivers drone program is expected to revolutionize mapping capabilities. The high resolution cameras on the drones will allow new views of the community and surrounding areas, helping communities
Blue-green algae, also known as cyanobacteria (“sigh-ano-bacteria”), are a type of plant-like bacteria that are very small and under normal conditions, can only be seen under a microscope. These bacteria are naturally present in our freshwater lakes and streams in low numbers,
This piece is part of the Virtual Water Gallery, a project funded by the Global Water Futures program. Interlacing arts, science, and perspectives for explorations in indigenous water management This is an artistic collaboration between Mushkego (Cree) artist Patrick Cheechoo and Rebeka
The forest is such a diverse place, filled with plants, animals, fungi (mushrooms) and some very important organisms called lichen. An interesting and mutual relationship between algae (or cyanobacteria) and a variety of different fungi create this plant-like form that can be