Programs + Services
Find out about factors affecting air quality in the Northwest Territories, as well as monitoring programs, regulations and guidelines.
How climate change affects the natural environment in the Northwest Territories, and the actions we take to protect them.
Information about spills, hazardous waste and contaminated site in the Northwest Territories.
Education and outreach
Learn about the spectacular Northwest Territories outdoors. Explore these resources for students of all ages.
Information on current wildfire conditions, operations, FireSmart and Community Protection Plans.
Information about stewardship, protection and sustainable management of forest resources on 40-million hectares of land in the NWT.
Hunting, trapping and harvesting
How to get hunting and fishing licences, and important information about hunting, trapping and harvesting regulations in the NWT.
Land Management and Enforcement
Learn about enforcement authorities, the Resource Management Officer Training Program and how to report land issues.
Land Use Planning
Information about land use planning initiatives to guide decision-making about what activities should take place on public lands in the Northwest Territories.
Leases, Permits and Fees
How to apply for recreational, residential, industrial and commercial leases, land use permits and pay fees.
Legislation, Regulations, Policies and Guidelines
Information about legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines related to land management.
Information about environmental monitoring and research, an important part of wildlife and environmental management.
Permits and licences
Programs and services requiring permits and licences to conduct various activities around the NWT.
Public Land Use and Maps
Learn about different land designations, the appropriate and safe use of public land and explore maps.
Research and data
Information on how to apply for and conduct research, view and share data, traditional knowledge, reports, publications and research stations.
Securities, Environmental and Project Assessment
Learn about environmental and project assessment, and how securities are managed in the NWT.
Waste Reduction and Recycling
Ensuring residents have access to sustainable waste management resources and programs
Information on water stewardship, water monitoring and assessment, community-based monitoring and transboundary water agreements.