News & Events

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 »
June 29, 2021
SARC, the NWT's Species at Risk Committee, has released their Draft Species Status Report for the Peregrine Falcon in the NWT, and the review period… READ MORE »
June 24, 2021
The 6-month review period for the Draft Species Status Report for tǫdzı (Boreal Caribou) in the NWT is offically open. This report was prepared… READ MORE »
April 30, 2021
The WRRB’s Conservation Biologist, Aimee Guile, and Wildlife Management Biologist, Laura Meinert, virtually presented to a master’s seminar class at… READ MORE »
April 30, 2021
This year’s Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act (MVRMA) Resource Co-management Workshop was held March 9, 10, and 11, with the theme of ‘Well-… READ MORE »
April 30, 2021
On April 28 to 30, 2021, the WLWB held a Public Hearing for the Type A Water Licence (W2020L8-0003) and Type A Land Use Permit (W2020X0005)… READ MORE »
April 30, 2021
This month’s highlight on a Species at Risk is the Mǫhgwı̨ Wedzıı̀ba Nek’ǫ̀ą (Short-eared Owl). This mǫhgwı̨ has a vast range including parts of… READ MORE »
April 30, 2021
The WRRB held our first Board meeting of 2021 on February 10 and 11 in Yellowknife at the Explorer Hotel. This meeting, much like previous ones, was… READ MORE »
April 21, 2021
The Bathurst Caribou Advisory Committee is currently looking for feedback on their Draft Bathurst Caribou Management Plan, released today. The Plan… READ MORE »
January 26, 2021
In August 2020, the WRRB began reviewing the Revised Joint Proposal for Dìga (Wolf) Management in Wek’èezhìı submitted on August 25, 2020, by the… READ MORE »
January 26, 2021
In December, the WRRB held its final meeting of the year. As with previous in-person Board meetings, it was held at the Explorer Hotel in Yellowknife… READ MORE »