Yukon & Northwest Territories
Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is working hard to create a better understanding of the issues, challenges and concerns facing the north’s biodiversity.
Building relationships with partners is the key to conservation progress in the Northwest Territories
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.
Blending science with traditional knowledge to map 77 million acres of wetlands, for the future for northern communities…and conservation.
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.
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.
Arctic researchers link stress experienced during moult to mortality
New data and migration maps help northern communities address waterfowl conservation concerns.
Poll shows that two thirds want at least half of the land and water protected.
Nearly two thirds want at least half of NWT lands and waters protected