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Celebrate N.W.T. Biodiversity on World Wildlife Day

Celebrate N.W.T. Biodiversity on World Wildlife Day

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is working hard to create a better understanding of the issues, challenges and concerns facing the north’s biodiversity.

Peel Watershed regional land use plan to be managed by government of Yukon and First Nations

Peel Watershed regional land use plan to be managed by government of Yukon and First Nations

Connecting for the future of Edéhzhíe

Connecting for the future of Edéhzhíe

Building relationships with partners is the key to conservation progress in the Northwest Territories

Bridging the language gap

Bridging the language gap

We help bridge language gaps by working with Oceans North Canada and the Inuvialuit Game Council to develop a water bird identification guide for residents of the Inuvialuit Settlement Region. Together, they work with the Inuvialuit Cultural Resource Centre on the translation and editing of the guide from English into three dialects spoken in the area.

Finding common ground

Finding common ground

Blending science with traditional knowledge to map 77 million acres of wetlands, for the future for northern communities…and conservation.

Extreme camping

Extreme camping

Each spring, researcher Ryan Connon travels from suburban Ontario to a secluded region in N.W.T. to better understand how climate change will impact northern hydrology, including wetlands.

Where the water flows

Where the water flows

The Dene community of Délı̨nę, in the Northwest Territories, is a model for Indigenous-led conservation. We supported Délı̨nę’s successful bid for a UNESCO International Biosphere Reserve Designation. And we provided the community with an online mapping application to support them in their land-use management.

The side-effects of stress

The side-effects of stress

Arctic researchers link stress experienced during moult to mortality

Migratory Connections

Migratory Connections

New data and migration maps help northern communities address waterfowl conservation concerns.

NWT residents link conservation to prosperity before heading to the polls

NWT residents link conservation to prosperity before heading to the polls

Poll shows that two thirds want at least half of the land and water protected.

NWT Residents See Environmental Protection as Key to Jobs and Prosperity: Poll

NWT Residents See Environmental Protection as Key to Jobs and Prosperity: Poll

Nearly two thirds want at least half of NWT lands and waters protected