Resources

Description: 

The Strategy will serve as a ten-year road map for improving waste resource management throughout the territory. / La stratégie servira de feuille de route décennale pour améliorer la gestion des déchets à l’échelle des TNO. (anglais seulement)

Publication date: 
July 2019
Resource Category: 
Climate change, Conservation planning, Contaminants and recycling, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines, Monitoring, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Strategies
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Depuis le 1er juillet 2019, en vertu des règlements relatifs à la Loi sur la faune des Territoires du Nord-Ouest (TNO), de nouvelles restrictions s’appliquent à l’importation de cerfs vivants et de certaines parties de cerfs provenant d’animaux abattus.

Publication date: 
July 2019
Resource Category: 
Conservation planning, Have your say, Hunting, trapping and harvesting, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines, Monitoring, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Starting July 1, 2019, new restrictions on importing live deer and specific deer parts from harvested animals came into effect under the Northwest Territories (NWT) Wildlife Act regulations.

Publication date: 
July 2019
Resource Category: 
Conservation planning, Have your say, Hunting, trapping and harvesting, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines, Monitoring, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

An aide to developers drafting WMMPs to highlight sections of the Northwest Territories Wildlife Act and Species at Risk (NWT) Act that most commonly apply to development activities.

Publication date: 
July 2019
Resource Category: 
Education and outreach, Monitoring, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Documents
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

The 2019-20 Water Stewardship Strategy calendar showcases the importance of collaboration in water stewardship in the NWT and features some of the Water Strategy’s key partnerships.

Publication date: 
July 2019
Resource Category: 
Monitoring, Research and data, Water
Resource Type: 
Documents
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Le présent calendrier de la Stratégie de gestion des eaux 2019-2020 souligne l’importance de la collaboration en matière de gestion des eaux aux TNO et présente certains des partenariats clés de la Stratégie.

Publication date: 
July 2019
Resource Category: 
Monitoring, Research and data, Water
Resource Type: 
Documents
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Le Programme du savoir sera utilisé par les dirigeants gouvernementaux, les planificateurs, les décideurs politiques et les chercheurs pour réaliser les objectifs stratégiques du gouvernement et améliorer la qualité de l’information utilisée pour la prise de décisions aux TNO.

Publication date: 
June 2019
Resource Category: 
Conservation planning, Hunting, trapping and harvesting, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines, Monitoring, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Strategies
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

The Knowledge Agenda is a tool that will be used by GNWT leaders, planners, policy-makers and researchers, in conjunction with GNWT legislation, policies, strategies and plans to advance the strategic goals of government and ultimately improve the quality of information used to make decisions in the Territory.

Publication date: 
June 2019
Resource Category: 
Conservation planning, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines, Monitoring, Research and data, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Strategies
Type of resource: 
File

Template for a Tier 1 WMMP (pdf/204.68 KB)

Description: 

This template has been provided to assist developers in preparing a basic Wildlife Management and Monitoring Plan (WMMP) that can outline how impacts to wildlife and wildlife habitat will be mitigated and monitored.

Publication date: 
June 2019
Resource Category: 
Monitoring, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Documents
Type of resource: 
File

Template for a Tier 1 WMMP (pdf/204.68 KB)

Description: 

This screening questionnaire is a tool to be used by the developer to determine the potential impacts of their developments on wildlife and wildlife habitat to inform decisions about mitigations.

Publication date: 
June 2019
Resource Category: 
Monitoring, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Documents
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

This document details the expectations regarding the required sections for a full-scale Tier 3 WMMP. Specific sections required for Tier 1 and 2 WMMPs are described in the WMMP Process and Content Guidelines. A template for a Tier 1 WMMP is also provided.

Publication date: 
June 2019
Resource Category: 
Monitoring, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Documents
Type of resource: 
File
Publication date: 
June 2019
Resource Category: 
Monitoring, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Documents
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

These guidelines are intended to clarify requirements and expectations related to Wildlife Management and Monitoring Plans (WMMPs).

Publication date: 
June 2019
Resource Category: 
Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines, Monitoring, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Guidelines
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

L’arsenic est naturellement présent dans le sol et dans l’eau. De plus, il entre dans la fabrication de divers produits, par exemple le verre, le papier, les textiles et les pesticides. Les activités industrielles, telles que l’exploitation minière, entraînent également le rejet d’arsenic dans l’environnement. Cette brochure vous donnera de l'information sur l'arsenic dans la région de Yellowknife.

Publication date: 
June 2019
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Monitoring, Research and data
Resource Type: 
Brochures
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Arsenic occurs naturally in the Earth’s soil and water. Arsenic is also used to make products such as glass, paper, textiles, pesticides, and is also released into the environment through industrial activities, such as mining. This brochure will give you plenty of information on the legacy arsenic around Yellowknife.

Publication date: 
June 2019
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Monitoring, Research and data
Resource Type: 
Brochures
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

The Forest Management Division (FMD) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) is responsible for monitoring forest health conditions across the NWT to ensure the forest has the capacity for renewal after a wide range of disturbances, and is able to retain its ecological resiliency while meeting the current and future needs of NWT residents.

Publication date: 
June 2019
Resource Category: 
Conservation planning, Forest resources, Monitoring
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Chaque année, le ministère de l’Environnement et des Ressources naturelles (MERN) effectue en priorité des relevés aériens des forêts d’épinettes matures, surtout parce qu’il s’agit d’un hôte privilégié par le ravageur qui cause le plus de dommages aux TNO, à savoir la tordeuse des bourgeons de l’épinette (Choristoneura fumiferana).

Publication date: 
June 2019
Resource Category: 
Conservation planning, Forest resources, Monitoring
Resource Type: 
Documents
Type of resource: 
File

Forest Health News 2018 (pdf/3.98 MB)

Description: 

Newsletter for the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) explaining how they conducts annual aerial surveys in areas occupied by mature spruce forests as a priority, mostly because of their significance as a preferred host for the most serious insect pest in the NWT.

Publication date: 
June 2019
Resource Category: 
Conservation planning, Forest resources, Monitoring
Resource Type: 
Documents
Type of resource: 
File

Forest Health News 2018 (pdf/3.98 MB)

Description: 

Movements of barren-ground caribou have been tracked by the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) since 1996 using satellite radio collars. Collars provide key information on caribou throughout the year.

Publication date: 
June 2019
Resource Category: 
Monitoring, Research and data, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Fact Sheets
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Le gouvernement des Territoires du Nord-Ouest (GTNO) suit les déplacements du caribou de la toundra depuis 1996 au moyen de colliers émetteurs. Les colliers fournissent des renseignements importants sur le caribou tout au long de l’année.

Publication date: 
June 2019
Resource Category: 
Monitoring, Research and data, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Fact Sheets
Type of resource: 
File

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