News & Events

Mackenzie Wood Bison  Photo:  Susan Beaumont, WRRB
September 30, 2016

In Canada, bison are a species at risk under the federal Species at Risk Act.  In April 2016, the NWT Species at Risk Committee assessed... READ MORE »

Hermit Thrush Eggs ( Photo:  Jason Charlwood)
September 30, 2016

During the breeding season, northern forests are filled with birdsong. The boreal forest is often referred to as a “nursery” for migratory birds... READ MORE »

Aerial view of fish camp at Wekweètì 2016 (Photo:  Paul Vecsei, Golder Associates Ltd.)
September 30, 2016

From September 19-23, 2016, the Tłı̨chǫ Aquatic Ecosystem Monitoring Program (TAEMP) returned to Wek’weètì to collect water, sediment and fish... READ MORE »

Bluenose-East Caribou Herd Proceedings were held in Behchokǫ̀ on April 6-8, 2016 (Photo courtesy of Colin Macdonald)
July 8, 2016

This spring, the Board made final determinations on harvest for two barren-ground caribou herds, the Bathurst herd and the Bluenose-East herd,... READ MORE »

Barren-ground caribou_GNWT / Rob Gau
July 8, 2016

During proceedings such as those held by the WRRB recently for the Bathurst and Bluenose-East caribou herds, “technical sessions” are often set up... READ MORE »

Olive-sided Flycatcher in its wintering habitat. Photo: Mike's Birds, Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)
July 8, 2016

Nature is full of sounds, and scientists are listening in to bird song and calls to learn more about landbirds and their summer habitat here in... READ MORE »

Heading out to collect water and sediment samples_Paul Vecsei, Golder Associates Ltd
July 8, 2016

In April 2016, results from... READ MORE »

Bluenose-East Caribou in cotton grass (Photo:  GNWT / Boyan Tracz)
July 6, 2016

The Advisory Committee for Cooperation on Wildlife Management (ACCWM) met in Délı̨nę on June 28-30, 2016. Grant Pryyznyk, WRRB Chair, and Jody... READ MORE »

Bluenose-East caribou (Photo:  GNWT / B.Tracz)
June 13, 2016

YELLOWKNIFE (June 13, 2016) – The Wek’èezhìı Renewable Resources Board (WRRB) submitted its... READ MORE »