News & Events

Ross's goose swimming (Photo:  Dick Daniels / Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 3.0)
April 20, 2017

As spring warms up, goose migration is just around the corner and with it, the spring 2017 conservation harvest season.   You can find up-to-date... READ MORE »

Northern Leopard Frog. Photo:  Douglas Wilhelm Harder / Wikipedia Commons (CC BY-SA 3.0)
March 24, 2017

Mackenzie Wood Bison

At its February Board meeting, the WRRB supported the proposed listing of Wood Bison as threatened in the NWT.  In... READ MORE »

Tǫdzı (boreal caribou)  Photo:  GNWT / A.Kelly, ENR
March 24, 2017

Caribou were a key focus in the Cumulative Impact Monitoring Program (CIMP) regional workshop held in Behchokǫ̀ on January 31 – February 1, 2017... READ MORE »

View of TAEMP fish camp near Wekweètì, 2016  (Photo:  Paul Vecsei, Golder Associates Ltd.)
March 24, 2017

The Tłı̨chǫ Aquatic Ecosystem Monitoring Program (TAEMP) was back in Wekweètì on March 7-8, 2017 and met with community members on the results... READ MORE »

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

Caribou are unique in that they require vast amounts of space to access the other things they need to thrive: water, shelter, and food.  But the... READ MORE »

Bathurst caribou calf following cow (Photo:  GNWT / A.Gunn)
March 23, 2017

It’s hard not to think of snow when we think of the North.  In many ways, snow defines the North.  Snow cover is connected to the Northern water... READ MORE »

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 »