News & Events

Sunset on the barrenlands at Daring Lake, NWT  (Photo: Jody Zoe)
October 2, 2017

The Tłįchǫ Summer Student Research Assistant Program (TSSRAP) is a great opportunity to get Tłįchǫ youth excited about science and to visit a part... READ MORE »

Bluenose-East caribou (Photo:  GNWT / B.Tracz, ENR)
October 2, 2017

The ACCWM (Advisory Committee for Cooperation on Wildlife Management) is holding its second Annual Status Meeting on November 21-23, 2017 in... READ MORE »

Barren-ground caribou  (Photo:  Catherine Graydon)
September 29, 2017

This fall, in late October and early November 2017, the WRRB and the Tłįchǫ Government will be travelling to Tłįchǫ communities to discuss three... READ MORE »

Mackenzie Wood bison  (Photo:  Susan Beaumont, WRRB)
September 19, 2017

This summer, July 2017, Wood bison were added to the NWT List of Species at Risk as a Threatened species.  A Threatened species or wildlife... READ MORE »

Ground vegetation on the Barrenlands near Daring Lake, NWT  (Photo:  Susan Beaumont, WRRB)
July 5, 2017

In our Spring newsletter, we neglected to acknowledge Dr. H. Peter White’s assistance with our story on a research project that’s investigating... READ MORE »

View of Whatì from dock (Photo:  Susan Beaumont, WRRB)
June 29, 2017

The WRRB Board and Staff travelled to Whatì earlier this month for its Board meeting on June 13-14.  On the first night, the WRRB also co-hosted a... READ MORE »

Spruce-lichen forest (Photo:  Susan Beaumont, WRRB)
June 28, 2017

Wildfire is part of the boreal forest ecosystem and the natural life cycle of the forest.  It helps the forest renew itself by releasing valuable... READ MORE »

Bathurst caribou on the Barrenland.  Photo:  Catherine Graydon
June 28, 2017

Both traditional knowledge and scientific studies have observed that barren-ground caribou are very sensitive to changes in their environment. ... READ MORE »