Environment and Natural Resources
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources promotes and supports the sustainable use and development of natural resources to protect, conserve and enhance the Northwest Territories environment for the social and economic benefit of all residents.
This responsibility is shared with Aboriginal, federal, territorial, and municipal governments, boards and agencies and every resident of the Northwest Territories.
Excellence in Water Stewardship Awards
Northwest Territories residents are invited to nominate an individual, group or organization for the Council of the Federation Excellence in Water Stewardship Award. The Award recognizes the collective obligation of Canadians and their governments to be responsible water stewards. The NWT winner of the COF Excellence in Water Stewardship Award will receive a $1,000 grant, a certificate signed by the Premier and a distinctive trophy.
Deadline for nominations is January 15, 2014. Click here for more information.