Resources

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: 

Les incendies sont un élément normal et important de l’écosystème de la forêt boréale. La flore et la faune nordiques se sont adaptées au cycle de la destruction par le feu et de la repousse, et, depuis des milliers d’années, les caribous de la toundra composent avec les répercussions des feux de forêt sur leur aire d’hivernage.

Publication date: 
June 2019
Resource Category: 
Fire, Forest resources, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Fact Sheets
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Fire is a natural and important part of the boreal forest ecosystem. Northern plants and animals have adapted to the cycles of fire and regrowth, and barren-ground caribou have co-existed with the effects of forest fires on their winter range for thousands of years.

Publication date: 
June 2019
Resource Category: 
Fire, Forest resources, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Fact Sheets
Type of resource: 
File