Programs and Services
All research in the Northwest Territories (NWT) must be licensed.
Information for anyone researching, observing or handling wildlife in the NWT, including permits, forms and how to apply.
Information about description, distribution, trends, protection, research and life cycle of birds of prey in the NWT.
Information about description, distribution, habitat, management and species at risk status of Boreal caribou in the NWT.
There are five types of caribou in the NWT. Risks and management considerations for each type are very different.
Funding and monitoring program. Environmental monitoring and research to support better resource management decision-making.
Information on the Ecosystem Classification Program, an ecologically-based landscape classification for environmental assessment.
Information on stewardship, protection and sustainable management of forest resources in the NWT.
Independent audit to assess environmental information, processes related to monitoring cumulative impacts in the NWT.
Information about how to conduct research, view, share and collect data, and the importance of traditional knowledge when conducti
Information about small mammals and hare cycles, surveys, protocols, agencies involved and how you can get involved.
A service to measure the volume of snow at the end of a season for flood monitoring, forest-fire prediction and research purposes.
Information about obligations under the Traditional Knowledge Policy and Implementation Framework.
Information about water stewardship, regulatory responsibilities,water monitoring and assessment, transboundary water agreements.