News & Events

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 »
July 28, 2021
This is the first of a series we will be doing on climate change and how it is, and will continue to impact the NWT, wildlife, habitat, people, and… READ MORE »
July 26, 2021
If you have been keeping up with the WRRB’s staff, you know that Laura Meinert went on maternity leave in May of 2020, and Randi Jennings joined our… READ MORE »
July 26, 2021
Each newsletter we highlight something important going on at the Wek’èezhìı Land and Water Board, and, in this edition, we are featuring the Ekati… READ MORE »
July 26, 2021
The Transverse tehtsà dek'oa; tsı̨ı̨nę̀ (Lady Beetle) is a part of a species often called lady bugs or lady birds. There are many kinds of tehtsà… READ MORE »
July 26, 2021
Last month, our Biologists, Aimee Guile and Randi Jennings, were invited to assist with this year’s Bathurst and Bluenose-East Calving Ground Surveys… READ MORE »
July 26, 2021
On May 27, following our Board Meeting, the Board Members and staff went on a site tour of the Tłı̨chǫ All-Season Road (TASR), all the way up to… READ MORE »
July 26, 2021
The last Board meeting took place at the end of May in Yellowknife, and via Zoom. It was a short meeting, but the Board was able to accomplish some… READ MORE »
July 26, 2021
Here is some great info on lichen and how it recovers following a fire. To learn more, check out the recently released report, Lichen Biomass… READ MORE »