Resources

Description: 

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources maintains a database of hazardous material spills reported in the Northwest Territories since 1971. This report briefly summarizes the data collected for spills reported in 2016.

Publication date: 
February 2018
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Saoyú (saw-you) and ʔehdacho (eh-dah-cho) are two major peninsulas on the west side of Great Bear Lake, totaling 5,550 km2. These peninsulas form the Saoyú-ʔehdacho National Historic Site.

Publication date: 
February 2018
Resource Category: 
Conservation planning
Resource Type: 
Fact Sheets
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Ejié Túé Ndáde (Eh-jzhe-twé-in-DA-deh), also known as Buffalo Lake, River and Trails, is an area of approximately 2,180 km² in the southeastern corner of the Dehcho region. The candidate area includes the western portion of Ejié Túé (Buffalo Lake) and Ejié Túé Dehé (Buffalo River).

Publication date: 
February 2018
Resource Category: 
Conservation planning
Resource Type: 
Fact Sheets
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

The Guideline for the Management of Waste Lead and Lead Paint is intended to:
• Provide guidance to industrial, commercial, and institutional (ICI) operators in the Northwest Territories (NWT) on the proper management of waste lead and lead paint;
• Increase awareness and provide a brief introduction to the different types of waste lead and lead paint; and,
• Support the tracking of hazardous waste from generation to final treatment/disposal.

Publication date: 
February 2018
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Guidelines
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

The 2016-2017 annual report of the Waste Reduction and Recovery Program

Publication date: 
February 2018
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Publication date: 
May 2018
Resource Category: 
Hunting, trapping and harvesting, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Documents
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Annual Report of the GNWT Traditional Knowledge activities and programs done in 2015-2016.

Publication date: 
February 2018
Resource Category: 
Research and data
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File

Sambaa K'e Fact Sheet (pdf/1.14 MB)

Description: 

The Sambaa K’e (salm-bah-k) Candidate Area is approximately 10,600 km2 and is situated in the south-central part of the Dehcho region.

Publication date: 
February 2018
Resource Category: 
Conservation planning
Resource Type: 
Fact Sheets
Type of resource: 
File

Sambaa K'e Fact Sheet (pdf/1.14 MB)

Edéhzhíe Fact Sheet (pdf/1.11 MB)

Description: 

The Edéhzhíe (eh-day-shae) Candidate Protected Area of 14,200 km² is located in the Dehcho region of the Northwest Territories.

Publication date: 
February 2018
Resource Category: 
Conservation planning
Resource Type: 
Fact Sheets
Type of resource: 
File

Edéhzhíe Fact Sheet (pdf/1.11 MB)

Description: 

The Thaidene Nëné area is a celebrated cultural landscape with rich wildlife populations and unique geography located at the eastern end of Great Slave Lake in the Northwest Territories. The Thaidene Nëné study area is approximately 33,690 km2.

Publication date: 
February 2018
Resource Category: 
Conservation planning
Resource Type: 
Fact Sheets
Type of resource: 
File
Publication date: 
February 2018
Resource Category: 
Air quality, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines
Resource Type: 
Documents
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Mobile Core Bathurst Caribou Management Zone Regulations – UPDATED May 10, 2018. This Zone (in yellow) was implemented in order to let hunters know where harvesting is prohibited and assist in the protection and conservation of the Bathurst Caribou herd. The GNWT does not make caribou locations or numbers publicly available due to significant conservation concerns.

This is the final map of the harvest season.  The next map will be posted in the fall of 2018.

Publication date: 
May 2018
Resource Category: 
Conservation planning, Hunting, trapping and harvesting, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Maps
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Ts’ude niline Tu’eyeta (Tsoo-den-ee-len Too-yuh-ta), or Ramparts River and Wetlands, is an area of prime northern boreal forest approximately 15,000 km2 in size. It is a rich cultural area that lies west of the Mackenzie River and the community of Fort Good Hope.

Publication date: 
February 2018
Resource Category: 
Conservation planning
Resource Type: 
Fact Sheets
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

The Ka’a’gee Tu (kah-gee-too) Candidate Area is approximately 9,600 km². It is situated in the south-eastern corner of the Dehcho region and includes a large portion of the Kakisa River watershed.

Publication date: 
February 2018
Resource Category: 
Conservation planning
Resource Type: 
Fact Sheets
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Łue Túé Sųlái (Clue-way Two-eh Tsu-lie) is also known as the Five Fish Lakes. It includes Ezáa Łue Túe (Ekali Lake), Tł’onie Túé (Sanguez Lake), Tłįtętįį (Gargan Lake), Dechį Náʔa (Deep Lake) and Tthets’éhk’e’ (McGill Lake). The area is located in the Dehcho Region near Jean Marie River and is approximately 180 km² in size.

Publication date: 
February 2018
Resource Category: 
Conservation planning
Resource Type: 
Fact Sheets
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: 

Taiga Environmental Laboratory Field Sheet

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

Traditional Knowledge of Caribou and Caribou People, APPENDIX E. This is part of the Draft Bathurst Caribou Range Plan. For engagement purposes only.

Publication date: 
January 2018
Resource Category: 
Conservation planning, Have your say, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Documents
Type of resource: 
File

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