The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) Department of Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) is developing a new Forest Act to amend and combine the existing Forest Management Act and the Forest Protection Act.
Geographical Information System (GIS) Capacities in the Northwest Territories.
The Canadian Biodiversity Strategy calls for the development of information management systems to facilitate the
rapid analysis and distribution of biological and biophysical data and information. GIS is recognized as one of the
most efficient ways to share and analyze data and information between organizations involved in landscape-level
resource and ecological management.