News & Events

Laura Meinert, WRRB Wildlife Management Biologist, and Aimee Guile, WRRB Conservation Biologist (Susan Beaumont, WRRB)
May 11, 2018

This month Laura Meinert and Aimee Guile joined the WRRB’s Staff.  Laura is the WRRB’s new Wildlife Management Biologist and Aimee is filling a... READ MORE »

Lesser Scaup Pair.  Traditionally, lesser scaup (also known as "blue bills") have been one of the most abundant ducks in North America; however, their populations have been spiralling downwards in recent years. (Photo Courtesy of ©Ducks Unlimited Canada / Brian Wolitski))
May 9, 2018

The boreal forest is one of the most important breeding habitats for waterfowl in North America.  Thousands of lakes and wetlands provide critical... READ MORE »

Aimee Guile, WRRB Conservation Biologist (Photo:  Susan Beaumont, WRRB)
May 7, 2018

It is with great pleasure that the Wek’èezhìı Renewable Resources Board (WRRB) and Staff announce the recent hiring of Aimee Guile as the Board’s... READ MORE »

Rae Lakes Waterscape near Gamètì  (Photo:  Paul Vecsei, Golder Associates)
May 3, 2018

The WRRB will be in Gamètì next month for its spring Board meeting on June 19-20, 2018.  The Board will be discussing the Wildlife Act Phase 2... READ MORE »

Laura Meinert, WRRB Wildlife Management Biologist
May 1, 2018

It is with great pleasure that the Wek’èezhìı Renewable Resources Board (WRRB) and Staff announce the recent hiring of Laura Meinert as the Board’... READ MORE »

WRRB Board meeting in session (Photo:  Susan Beaumont, WRRB)
April 27, 2018

Are you interested in serving on a Board, Council, or Committee in the Northwest Territories, including the Wek’èezhìı Renewable Resources Board... READ MORE »

Sweet clover can take over naturally disturbed habitats.  Pictured is yellow sweet clover.  The closely related white sweet clover is found in many places in the NWT.  Photo:  Zeynel Cebeci / Wikimedia Commons:  CC BY-SA 4.0
April 26, 2018

The NWT’s first Symposium on Pests, Pathogens and Invasive Species took place in Yellowknife on April 9-13, 2018.  About 100 people took part,... READ MORE »

Bathurst caribou cow and calf on the calving grounds (Photo: WRRB)
April 23, 2018

Population surveys for the Bathurst and Bluenose-East caribou herds are planned for this June 2018.  Once completed, the results will give new... READ MORE »

Barren-ground caribou (Photo:  Catherine Graydon)
April 20, 2018

Joseph Judas and Jody Pellissey, Executive Director, WRRB, participated in the CARMA 9 meeting in Whitehorse, Yukon on March 6-8, 2018 on behalf... READ MORE »