News & Events

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 »

Board members Suzanne Carrière, Steven Matthews, Grant Pryznyk (Chair) and Charlie Jeremick'ca. Photo:  Jody Pellissey, WRRB
September 30, 2016

The WRRB Board members and staff held its summer Board meeting at the Tundra Ecosystem Research Station at Daring Lake on August 14-17, 2016.  The... READ MORE »

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 »