News & Events

Bathurst caribou on summer range (Photo:  Catherine Graydon)
March 23, 2017

With the dramatic decline in numbers of Bathurst caribou from a high of about 450,000 caribou in the mid 1980s to an estimated low of 20,000 today... READ MORE »

Lac la Martre near the community of Whatì, NWT  (Susan Beaumont, WRRB)
December 12, 2016

In March 2016, the Department of Transportation, GNWT submitted its proposal to the Wek’èezhìı Land and Water Board (WLWB) for an all-season road... READ MORE »

Transverse Lady Beetle  (Photo:  Henri Goulet)
December 8, 2016

The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) meets twice a year to assess the status of Canadian wildlife species as a... READ MORE »

Bluenose-East Caribou (Photo:  GNWT / B. Tracz, ENR)
December 5, 2016

WRRB Chair Grant Pryznyk and Executive Director Jody Pellissey travelled to Inuvik to attend the Advisory Committee for Cooperation on Wildlife... READ MORE »

Bluenose-East Caribou (Photo:  GNWT / B. Tracz, ENR)
December 2, 2016

Inuvik, NT (December 2, 2016) – The Advisory Committee for Cooperation on Wildlife Management (ACCWM) met November 29 to December... READ MORE »

Northern Leopard Frog, a Threatened species under the Species at Risk (NWT) Act. (Photo:  Douglas Wilhelm Harder / Wikimedia Commons CC BY-SA-3.0)
November 28, 2016

They’re small, and only five species are known to occur in the NWT, but amphibians play an essential role in ecosystems—and globally, they are... READ MORE »

Bathurst caribou. Photo:  GNWT / J.Obst, ENR
October 5, 2016

YELLOWKNIFE (October 5, 2016) –The Wek’èezhìı Renewable Resources Board (WRRB) submitted its Reasons for Decision reports, Part B... READ MORE »

TSSRAP summer student Allison Wetrade exploring the Barren-lands, along with Tundra Science and Culture Camp students Photo:  GNWT / K.Clark, ENR
October 1, 2016

Arctic ecosystems are especially fragile and changes appear to be occurring more rapidly there.  The North is an important area for climate change... READ MORE »