Resources

Description: 

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) Department of Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) is excited to announce a new pilot grant program, in the 2018/2019 fiscal year, to support NWT youth in making their water stewardship project ideas a reality.

The purpose of the grant program is to support youth engagement and leadership in water stewardship. The program, with total funding of $10,000, offers support through mentorship and a number of small project grants. The goal is to help connect young people to experiences and resources that further build their skills and interests in water stewardship.

Youth Water Stewardship and Mentorship Grant Program Guidelines 2018 2019

Aussi disponible en français :

Programme jeunesse de subvention et de mentorat pour la gestion des eaux - Renseignements et critères d’admissibilité - 2018 2019

Programme jeunesse de subvention et de mentorat pour la gestion des eaux - Formulaire de demande - 2018 2019

Publication date: 
September 2018
Resource Category: 
Water
Resource Type: 
Forms
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Le ministère de l’Environnement et des Ressources naturelles (MERN) du gouvernement des Territoires du Nord-Ouest (GTNO) est ravi d’annoncer la mise en place, pour l’exercice 2018-2019, d’un programme pilote de subvention destiné à aider les jeunes des TNO à concrétiser leur projet de gestion des eaux.

Le nouveau programme de subvention vise à favoriser la mobilisation et le leadership des jeunes en matière de gestion des eaux. Doté d’un fonds de 10 000 $, il offre un appui sous la forme de mentorat et de plusieurs subventions pour des projets à petite échelle, le but étant d’amener les jeunes à profiter de ressources et à vivre des expériences qui les aideront à renforcer leurs compétences et leur intérêt relativement à la gestion des eaux.

Programme jeunesse de subvention et de mentorat pour la gestion des eaux - Renseignements et critères d’admissibilité - 2018 2019

Also available in English as:

Youth Water Stewardship and Mentorship Grant Program Guidelines 2018 2019

Youth Water Stewardship and Mentorship Grant Program Application Form 2018 2019

Publication date: 
September 2018
Resource Category: 
Water
Resource Type: 
Forms
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) Department of Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) is excited to announce a new pilot grant program, in the 2018/2019 fiscal year, to support NWT youth in making their water stewardship project ideas a reality.

The purpose of the grant program is to support youth engagement and leadership in water stewardship. The program, with total funding of $10,000, offers support through mentorship and a number of small project grants. The goal is to help connect young people to experiences and resources that further build their skills and interests in water stewardship.

Youth Water Stewardship and Mentorship Grant Program Application Form 2018 2019

Aussi disponible en français :

Programme jeunesse de subvention et de mentorat pour la gestion des eaux - Renseignements et critères d’admissibilité - 2018 2019

Programme jeunesse de subvention et de mentorat pour la gestion des eaux - Formulaire de demande - 2018 2019

Publication date: 
September 2018
Resource Category: 
Water
Resource Type: 
Documents
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Le ministère de l’Environnement et des Ressources naturelles (MERN) du gouvernement des Territoires du Nord-Ouest (GTNO) est ravi d’annoncer la mise en place, pour l’exercice 2018-2019, d’un programme pilote de subvention destiné à aider les jeunes des TNO à concrétiser leur projet de gestion des eaux.

Le nouveau programme de subvention vise à favoriser la mobilisation et le leadership des jeunes en matière de gestion des eaux. Doté d’un fonds de 10 000 $, il offre un appui sous la forme de mentorat et de plusieurs subventions pour des projets à petite échelle, le but étant d’amener les jeunes à profiter de ressources et à vivre des expériences qui les aideront à renforcer leurs compétences et leur intérêt relativement à la gestion des eaux.

Programme jeunesse de subvention et de mentorat pour la gestion des eaux - Formulaire de demande - 2018 2019

Also available in English as:

Youth Water Stewardship and Mentorship Grant Program Guidelines 2018 2019

Youth Water Stewardship and Mentorship Grant Program Application Form 2018 2019

Publication date: 
September 2018
Resource Category: 
Water
Resource Type: 
Documents
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Help us collect fish samples! The Government of the Northwest Territories, in partnership with the Government of Canada, is studying the extent of contamination in the environment from former mining operations around Yellowknife. 

Aidez-nous à recueillir des échantillons de poissons! Le gouvernement des Territoires du Nord-Ouest, en collaboration avec le gouvernement du Canada, réalise des études pour déterminer l’étendue de la contamination laissée par les activités minières à proximité de Yellowknife.

 

Publication date: 
June 2018
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Hunting, trapping and harvesting, Research and data, Water
Resource Type: 
Brochures
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
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: 

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
Publication date: 
January 2018
Resource Category: 
Water
Resource Type: 
Forms
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

The Guidelines were developed by the Land and Water Boards of the Mackenzie Valley in collaboration with the GNWT and INAC. The purpose of these Guidelines is to:

  1. describe expectations of proponents when preparing closure cost estimates (section 2.0); and
  2. outline processes for determining how much security may be required to cover the costs of closure and reclamation (section 3.0).
Publication date: 
December 2017
Resource Category: 
Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines, Water
Resource Type: 
Guidelines
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
Description: 

Inaugural annual report of the Alberta-Northwest Territories Bilateral Management Committee.

Aussi disponible en français : SOMMAIRE : Pour une gestion collaborative de nos eaux communes. Rapport annuel 2015-2016 présenté aux ministres par le Comité bilatéral de gestion de l’Alberta et des Territoires du Nord-Ouest

Sommaire : Pour une gestion collaborative de nos eaux communes. Rapport annuel 2015-2016 présenté aux ministres par le Comité bilatéral de gestion de l’Alberta et des Territoires du Nord-Ouest

Full Annual Report available at: Working Together to Manage Our Shared Waters: Alberta-Northwest Territories Bilateral Management Committee Annual Report to Ministers 2015-16

Publication date: 
November 2017
Resource Category: 
Monitoring, Research and data, Water
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
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 Mining 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 mines and advanced mineral explorations projects 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
Description: 
Publication date: 
November 2017
Resource Category: 
Monitoring, Research and data, Water
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
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

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
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.
 

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

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

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