Resources

Description: 

One year since the release of the NWT Water Stewardship Strategy Action Plan 2016-2020, the comprehensive 2016/2017 NWT Water Stewardship Strategy Progress Review took place and assessed 52 Performance Indicators and 84 Action Items. This spreadsheet contains data for each Performance Indicator and Action Item that was assessed during the 2016/2017 review.

Publication date: 
November 2017
Resource Category: 
Monitoring, Water
Resource Type: 
Documents
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

The draft Climate Change Strategic Framework outlines the GNWT's comprehensive and coordinated response to climate change, laying out a long-term approach to developing a strong, healthy economy that is less dependent on fossil fuels; increasing our understanding of the impacts of climate change; and improving our ability to build resilience and adapt to a changing climate.

Publication date: 
November 2017
Resource Category: 
Climate change, Have your say
Resource Type: 
Strategies
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

The Oil and Gas RECLAIM Model has been developed to assist the GNWT, the Land and/or Water Boards, and other stakeholders (typically proponents) to estimate closure and reclamation costs at oil and gas exploration and production-sites in the Northwest Territories (NWT). This User Manual includes descriptions of:

  • Considerations for closure cost estimates in northern settings (Section 2);
  • How different parties may approach the cost estimate for a given site (Section 3); and
  • The RECLAIM Model and guidance on how to use it (Section 4 and 5).
Publication date: 
November 2017
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines, Water
Resource Type: 
Documents
Type of resource: 
File

Bats of the NWT Brochure (pdf/1.01 MB)

Description: 

Brochure with information about bats in the Northwest Territories.

Publication date: 
October 2017
Resource Category: 
Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Brochures
Type of resource: 
File

Bats of the NWT Brochure (pdf/1.01 MB)

Description: 

NWT CIMP is guided by a five-year (2016-2020) Action Plan that includes three key activity areas: 1. Working with partners to understand key monitoring and research priorities. 2. Coordinating, conducting and funding environmental monitoring, research and analysis. 3. Communicating results to decision-makers and the public. In 2016/17, the program made progress on all main activities in the Action Plan. Read the following pages to learn more. For program information: nwtcimp.ca For monitoring results: nwtdiscoveryportal.enr.gov.nt.ca

Publication date: 
October 2017
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
Link
Description: 

2015 Water Quality Report for the Slave and Hay Transboundary Rivers as a requirement of the Alberta-Northwest Territories Bilateral Water Management Agreement Surface water quality data collected during 2015
Published October 2017
Prepared by:
Andrea Czarnecki, Water Quality Scientist
Water Resources Division
Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Government of the Northwest Territories
- and -
Gongchen Li, Transboundary Water Quality Specialist
Transboundary Waters Secretariat

Publication date: 
October 2017
Resource Category: 
Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines, Monitoring, Water
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

TAKE A KID TRAPPING PROPOSAL FOR FUNDING APPLICATION FORM / FORMULAIRE DE DEMANDE PROPOSITION DE FINANCEMENT POUR LE PROGRAMME EMMENEZ UN ENFANT PRATIQUER LE PIÉGEAGE

Le programme Emmenez un enfant pratiquer le piégeage, dont la prestation est assurée par les écoles et les organismes autochtones en collaboration avec le ministère de l’Environnement et des Ressources naturelles (MERN), vise à initier les jeunes au piégeage.

• Les propositions de financement de projet doivent être soumises au MERN pour examen et approbation.

• On encourage les organismes concernés à travailler avec le MERN à la création d’un programme qui réponde à leurs besoins.

• On encourage les demandeurs à mobiliser des fonds en collaboration avec d’autres organismes pour stimuler la participation communautaire et la portée du programme.

• Certains projets pourraient ne pas être financés.

• Le financement sera versé sous forme d’accords de contribution et doit être utilisé au plus tard le 31 mars, peu importe l’exercice.

Publication date: 
October 2017
Resource Category: 
Education and outreach, Hunting, trapping and harvesting, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Forms
Type of resource: 
Link
Description: 

Collaborative efforts by the water partners involved in water stewardship in the Northwest Territories (NWT) brought about the development of Northern Voices, Northern Waters: The NWT Water Stewardship Strategy (Water Strategy) and subsequent Action Plans.

The current Action Plan for 2016-2020 is divided into four components, 33 Keys to Success and 149 Action Items. By 2020, the goal is to have fully implemented the Action Plan and contributed to the vision and goals of the Water Strategy.

One year since the release of the NWT Water Stewardship Strategy Action Plan 2016-2020, the comprehensive 2016/2017 NWT Water Stewardship Strategy Progress Review took place and assessed 52 Performance Indicators and 84 Action Items. Data for each Performance Indicator and Action Item are recorded in a spreadsheet and will be tracked over time.

The information sources for the review included document reviews, website analytics, meetings with lead water partners and a water partner survey. This document is a summary status update of all 2017 Action Items and examples of Performance Indicators from each section of the Action Plan:

• Work together

• Know and plan

• Use responsibly

• Check our progress

More detailed information on the status of specific Performance Indicators and Action Items is available at nwtwaterstewardship.ca. You can also request the information by emailing nwtwaterstrategy@gov.nt.ca.

Publication date: 
October 2017
Resource Category: 
Monitoring, Water
Resource Type: 
Progress Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

TAKE A KID TRAPPING PROPOSAL FOR FUNDING APPLICATION FORM / FORMULAIRE DE DEMANDE PROPOSITION DE FINANCEMENT POUR LE PROGRAMME EMMENEZ UN ENFANT PRATIQUER LE PIÉGEAGE

Take a Kid Trapping (for youth aged 6-20) is a basic introduction to trapping and is intended for delivery by schools and/or Indigenous organizations in cooperation with Environment and Natural Resources (ENR).
• Proposals for project funding should be submitted to ENR for review and approval.
• Interested agencies are encouraged to work with ENR to create a program that meets their requirements.
• Applicants are encouraged to leverage funds from other agencies to increase community involvement and program depth.
• All programs may not be funded.
• Funding will be provided through contribution agreements and must be used prior to March 31 in any given year.

Publication date: 
October 2017
Resource Category: 
Hunting, trapping and harvesting
Resource Type: 
Forms
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

This Guide outlines how applicants can apply for funding for TK focused projects (i.e. projects focused on TK data collection or the analysis and/or synthesis of existing TK data) through the annual Request for Proposals (RFP) process.

Publication date: 
September 2017
Resource Category: 
Monitoring
Resource Type: 
Guidelines
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

This Guide outlines how applicants can apply for funding for science-focused projects (i.e. projects focused on scientific data collection or the analysis and/or synthesis of existing scientific data) through the annual Request for Proposals (RFP) process to address our monitoring priorities.

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

Submissions received by the Government of the Northwest Territories to the Climate Change Strategic Framework
August, 2017
Alternatives North …………………………………………………………………… 2
Avalon …………………………………………………………………………………………. 15
CPAWS ………………………………………………………………………………………… 18
DeBeers Canada …………………………………………………………………………… 19
Ecology North ………………………………………………………………………………. 24
Mining Association of Canada ………………………………..……………………… 33
Northern Raven / Ware Consulting ……………………………………………….. 56
Solvest …………………………………………………………………………………………. 71

Publication date: 
August 2017
Resource Category: 
Climate change, Have your say
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) is leading the development of
the NWT Climate Change Strategic Framework and the Department of Infrastructure (INF) is
leading the development of the NWT Energy Strategy.
Given the key linkages between these two initiatives, ENR and INF worked together to gather
public input through a survey and six regional engagement workshops. This work was done
between August 2016 and March 2017. The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT)
also received written submissions from several organizations during this same period and
hosted a facilitated electricity sector stakeholder meeting to discuss current issues.
The survey and the six workshops focused on key energy and climate change-related themes.

Publication date: 
August 2017
Resource Category: 
Climate change, Have your say
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Report Template - Report on Application of Pesticide

Publication date: 
July 2017
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Forms
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Dehcho Boreal Caribou Study Progress Report 2017

Publication date: 
July 2017
Resource Category: 
Monitoring, Research and data, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Progress Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Application Form - Pesticide Business Permit

Publication date: 
July 2017
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Forms
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Questions and Answers - Arsenic Monitoring in the Yellowknife Area

Publication date: 
July 2017
Resource Category: 
Air quality, Contaminants and recycling, Monitoring, Research and data, Water
Resource Type: 
Fact Sheets
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Map showing fire growth of Fire VO-016, east of Fort Good Hope, from July 7-10, 2017.

Publication date: 
July 2017
Resource Category: 
Forest resources, Research and data
Resource Type: 
Maps
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

To mark Canada’s 150th Anniversary, BioBlitz Canada 150, a national partnership of nature organizations, brought together the Canadian public with scientists to explore the richness of Canada’s biodiversity and to engage our passion to know, celebrate and conserve our natural heritage.

Authors: PAUL M. CATLING, BRENDA KOSTIUK, JENNIFER HERON, RUNEL JIMENEZ, MONIQUE CHAPMAN, SHARMIN GAMIET, and VELMA STERENBERG

Publication date: 
July 2017
Resource Category: 
Climate change, Education and outreach, Monitoring, Research and data, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File

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