Resources

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
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

Forest Act - Fact Sheet (pdf/4.59 MB)

Description: 

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.

Publication date: 
April 2019
Resource Category: 
Forest resources, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines
Resource Type: 
Fact Sheets
Type of resource: 
File

Forest Act - Fact Sheet (pdf/4.59 MB)