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Information on management, distribution and reporting a sighting of amphibians and reptiles in the NWT.
Information for hunters including how to get a licence, equipment standards, harvesting in land claim areas.
Funding program providing annual funding assistance through the Community Harvesters Assistance Program (CHAP).
Apply for funding to Take a Kid Trapping.
Information about licences and permits required in the Northwest Territories (NWT) for wildlife-related businesses.
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, herds, harvest and collaring of barren-ground caribou in the Northwest Territories
little brown myotis bat
Information about description, distribution, habitat, life cycle and how to report bat sightings in the NWT.
Program providing information and workshops to help communities, industry and homeowners reduce the threat of wildland fire.
Information about bear safety in the Northwest Territories.
Information about description, distribution, trends, protection, research and life cycle of birds of prey in the NWT.
There are five types of caribou in the NWT. Risks and management considerations for each type are very different.
Submit public comments about the management and conservation of wildlife or their habitat in the Northwest Territories.
Information about conservation network planning in the Northwest Territories, including "Healthy Land, Healthy People".
White-tailed deer
The deadline to provide comment on this engagement has passed. Check back soon for results.
Information on the Ecosystem Classification Program, an ecologically-based landscape classification for environmental assessment.
Tundra wolf
Learn about how to get increased incentives for harvesting wolves in the new North Slave Wolf Harvest Area.