News & Events

April 21, 2022
The Canadian Wildlife Service has issued a notice regarding the highly pathogenic avian influenza that is being found in wild birds across Canada.… READ MORE »
March 18, 2022
The Wek'èezhìı Renewable Resources Board is currently hiring for a joint Communications Officer position with the Wek'èezhìı Land and Water Board,… READ MORE »
February 16, 2022
The WRRB, TG, and GNWT Forest Management Division have joined forces to begin working on the terms of reference for a Wek’èezhìı Forest Management… READ MORE »
February 16, 2022
In 2018, the GWNT put in place the Wolf Harvest Incentive Area located in the North Slave region. This area intentionally overlaps the Kǫk’èetı̀ (… READ MORE »
February 16, 2022
This issue’s WLWB feature is all about the changes in Board Members. Last fall, Joe Mackenzie from Behchokǫ̀ retired from the Board after nine years… READ MORE »
February 16, 2022
2022 has finally arrived, and with it our brand-new calendar! If you have been reading our newsletters you know from our sneak peak last issue that… READ MORE »
February 16, 2022
The last Board Meeting of 2021 was held December 8-9 in Yellowknife at the WRRB office and via Zoom. The business attended to this meeting consisted… READ MORE »
December 02, 2021
This is the final week in our series on climate change, so we wanted to focus on the important work Indigenous people are doing to combat climate… READ MORE »
October 29, 2021
No discussion about climate change would be complete without discussing the very real impact of human activities on our changing climate. The earth… READ MORE »
October 28, 2021
It’s that time of year again and the WRRB is working hard to get the 2022 calendar finished and out to all of you! Around this time, we like to give… READ MORE »
October 28, 2021
This year, the WRRB has joined a research project based out of the University of Helsinki called LIFEPLAN. The purpose of this research is to “… READ MORE »
October 28, 2021
Our Conservation Biologist, Aimee Guile, had the opportunity to go out on the land with Ekwǫ̀ Nàxoèhdee K’è: Boots on the Ground from August 24… READ MORE »
October 28, 2021
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak in Yellowknife, the September Board meeting had to be changed to a virtual quorum meeting to ensure safety,… READ MORE »
October 28, 2021
For those that are new to the WRRB newsletter, welcome! Some of you may not be familiar with what we do, so we wanted to share our Mission and Vision… READ MORE »
September 28, 2021
As we begin week three of our climate change series, we want to discuss the term ‘global warming’ and how this has shaped worldwide understanding of… READ MORE »
September 01, 2021
The WRRB has taken over the running of a website dedicated to northern Caribou. The site is dedicated to educating people about conservation of… READ MORE »
August 31, 2021
In our first installment, we discussed how climate change is increasing fire risk, and some of the weather-related factors that have a detrimental… READ MORE »
August 24, 2021
Draft Species Status reports have been released by the NWT Species at Risk Committee (SARC) which are now open for comment. These reports are… READ MORE »