Resources

Description: 

You need this permit if you plan to do scientific research on wildlife, collect wildlife specimens, study wildlife or wildlife habitat in the Northwest Territories (NWT). A permit is required to conduct a survey or census of wildlife or wildlife behaviour, administer drugs, collect or purchase specimens or carry out any scientific research relating to wildlife. Research includes monitoring, experiments, surveys and/or any type of study done for the collection of vertebrates, except fish, and/or wildlife habitat-related information or data.

Publication date: 
January 2018
Resource Category: 
Research and data, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Forms
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

A follow-up report is required once your research activities are completed. Additional research permits will not be granted until ENR has received a report on activities and findings done under a previous permit.

Publication date: 
January 2018
Resource Category: 
Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines, Research and data, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Forms
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Northern Voices, Northern Waters: The NWT Water Stewardship Strategy (the Strategy) is a made-in-the-North Strategy developed to guide long-term stewardship of water resources in the Northwest Territories (NWT).

The update reflects the significant policy changes stemming from the NWT Lands and Resources Devolution Agreement, which came into effect on April 1, 2014.

Bilingual Executive Summary available.

Publication date: 
January 2018
Resource Category: 
Research and data, Water
Resource Type: 
Strategies
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

This is to be completed after the research involving handling wildlife has been completed, and submitted to the Chair of the Wildlife Care Committee. You will likely need to save this PDF to your desktop prior to filling it out if you wish to save or send an electronic copy of the completed form.

Publication date: 
January 2018
Resource Category: 
Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines, Research and data, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Forms
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

You need this permit if you plan to film, interact with, manipulate or undertake close observation of big game species in the Northwest Territories.

Publication date: 
January 2018
Resource Category: 
Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines, Research and data, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Forms
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Publication bilangue.

Northern Voices, Northern Waters: The NWT Water Stewardship Strategy (the Strategy) sets a common path forward to steward our waters. All water partners, including all water users, are encouraged to embrace the Strategy as
a starting point for future actions.
Le document La voix du Nord, les eaux du Nord : Stratégie sur la gestion des eaux des Territoires du Nord-Ouest établit une marche à suivre commune en vue de protéger les eaux de notre territoire. À partir de maintenant, tous les partenaires de la gestion des eaux, notamment les utilisateurs de cette ressource, sont invités à tenir compte de ce texte avant d’agir.

Full document available in English only.

Publication date: 
January 2018
Resource Category: 
Research and data, Water
Resource Type: 
Strategies
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Anyone conducting wildlife research within the NWT that will involve handling wildlife needs to complete this form and submit it to the chair of the Wildlife Care Committee, in addition to applying for a general permit to conduct research within the NWT.

Publication date: 
January 2018
Resource Category: 
Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines, Research and data, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Forms
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Bilingual publication

Northern Voices, Northern Waters: The NWT Water Stewardship Strategy (the Strategy) sets a common path forward to steward our waters. All water partners, including all water users, are encouraged to embrace the Strategy as
a starting point for future actions.
Le document La voix du Nord, les eaux du Nord : Stratégie sur la gestion des eaux des Territoires du Nord-Ouest établit une marche à suivre commune en vue de protéger les eaux de notre territoire. À partir de maintenant, tous les partenaires de la gestion des eaux, notamment les utilisateurs de cette ressource, sont invités à tenir compte de ce texte avant d’agir.

Full document available in English only.

Publication date: 
January 2018
Resource Category: 
Research and data, Water
Resource Type: 
Strategies
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Taiga Environmental Laboratory Field Sheet

Publication date: 
January 2018
Resource Category: 
Monitoring, Research and data, Water
Resource Type: 
Forms
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Wildlife Manuscript Report 265. Griswold, J., T.L. McDonald, M.L. Branigan, E.V. Regehr and S.C. Amstrup. 2017. Southern and Northern Beaufort Sea Polar Bear Subpopulation Estimates under a Proposed Boundary Shift. 39 pp.

Publication date: 
December 2017
Resource Category: 
Research and data, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Manuscript Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Updated list of Wildlife Manuscript Reports published by Environment and Natural Resources, Government of the Northwest Territories. Updated December 2017.

Publication date: 
December 2017
Resource Category: 
Research and data, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Manuscript Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Wildlife Manuscript Report 269. Boulanger, J., K.G. Poole and C.A. DeMars. 2017. Review of Bison Monitoring Program for the Northwest Territories. 110 pp.

Publication date: 
December 2017
Resource Category: 
Research and data, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Manuscript Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Wildlife Manuscript Report 267. Boulanger, J., B. Croft, J. Adamczewski, H.D. Cluff, M. Campbell, D. Lee and N.C. Larter. 2017. An Estimate of Breeding Females and Analyses of Demographics for the Bathurst Herd of Barren-ground Caribou: 2015 Calving Ground Photographic Survey. 91 pp.

Publication date: 
December 2017
Resource Category: 
Research and data, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Manuscript Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Wildfire Impacts on the North Slave Region Ecosystem/Répercussions des feux de forêt sur l’écosystème des cours d'eau

Cette vidéo met en avant un projet financé par le PSEC des TNO, mené par Mike Pisaric de l’Université Brock, pour étudier les effets cumulatifs de deux principaux agents de perturbation – la sécheresse et les feux de forêt – et leurs effets sur les forêts et les systèmes aquatiques dans la région du Slave Nord.

Publication date: 
December 2017
Resource Category: 
Climate change, Forest resources, Monitoring, Research and data
Resource Type: 
Studies
Type of resource: 
Link
Description: 

Recommendation form to have completed and to submit with all applications for Wildlife Research and Observation Permits.

Publication date: 
December 2017
Resource Category: 
Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines, Research and data, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Forms
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Wildlife Manuscript Report 266. Boulanger, J. 2017. Exploration of Harvest Strategies for Bluenose-East Caribou Herd using Post-calving Based Estimates of Herd
Size in 2010. 35 pp.

Publication date: 
December 2017
Resource Category: 
Research and data, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Manuscript Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Wildlife Manuscript Report 270. Davison, T., J. Williams and J. Adamczewski. 2017. Aerial Survey of Peary Caribou (Rangifer tarandus pearyi) and Muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) on Banks Island, July 2014. 20 pp.

Publication date: 
December 2017
Resource Category: 
Research and data, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Manuscript Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Working Together to Manage Our Shared Waters is the inaugural annual report of the Alberta-Northwest Territories Bilateral Management Committee.

Publication date: 
November 2017
Resource Category: 
Monitoring, Research and data, Water
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

NERB Volume 2 Issue 14: NERB Volume 2 Issue 9: Caribou, Mining Operations and the Zone of Influence
NWT Environmental Research Bulletin - A series of brief plain language summaries of various environmental research findings in the Northwest Territories. If you’re conducting environmental research in the NWT, consider sharing your information with northern residents in a bulletin. These research summaries are also of use to northern resource decision-makers.
NWT Environmental Research Bulletin - A series of brief plain language summaries of various environmental research findings in the Northwest Territories. If you’re conducting environmental research in the NWT, consider sharing your information with northern residents in a bulletin. These research summaries are also of use to northern resource decision-makers.

Publication date: 
November 2017
Resource Category: 
Monitoring, Research and data, Water, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
Link
Description: 

Premier rapport annuel du Comité bilatéral de gestion de l’Alberta et des Territoires du Nord-Ouest.

Also available in English: Executive Summary: Working Together to Manage Our Shared Waters. 2015-2016 Alberta-Northwest Territories Bilateral Management Committee

Publication date: 
November 2017
Resource Category: 
Monitoring, Research and data, Water
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File

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