News & Events

January 15, 2020

Do you have an idea for a project to help with the conservation, recovery and protection of species at risk in the NWT? Funding is available... READ MORE »

Photo Credit: Shalyn Norrish, WRRB
January 7, 2020

The WRRB's sister Board is currently hiring a Regulatory Specialist. Click here... READ MORE »

Photo credit: Shalyn Norrish, WRRB
December 12, 2019

The WRRB is please to introduce our new Federal Government appointee to the Board, nominated by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Stu Niven... READ MORE »

December 3, 2019

The zone, indicated in Yellow on the map, has been put in place to assist with protection and conservation of barren-ground caribou, specifically... READ MORE »

November 26, 2019

Inuvik, NT (November 22, 2019) – The Advisory Committee for Cooperation on Wildlife Management (ACCWM) met November 19 to... READ MORE »

Group shot of the WLWB staff, Board members, and Bear Monitor: Back row, left to right: Shalyn Norrish, Anneli Jokela, Ryan Fequet, Patti Magrum, Rhiana Bams, Patty Ewaschuk, Brodie Costello. Front, Left to Right” Sarah Elsasser, Paul Mackenzie, Meghan Schnurr, Mike Nitsiza, Joe Mackenzie, Mason Mantla, and Roberta Judas. Photo Credit: Roberta Judas.
October 18, 2019

The Communications Officer participated in this year’s Wek'èezhìı Land and Water Board (WLWB) staff retreat which took place at the Yellowknives... READ MORE »

Photo Credit: D. Allaire, GNWT
October 18, 2019

Boreal caribou are a distinct population of woodland caribou. Woodland caribou are larger animals than barren-ground caribou. Their coat is brown... READ MORE »

Sunset in Whatì. Photo Credit: Shalyn Norrish.
October 18, 2019

The WRRB held its fall Board meeting in Whatì this September 10 and 11, 2019. The Board’s meetings, which were held at the Cultural Centre, were... READ MORE »

Fish Camp 2019 at Russell Lake; Photo Credit: WRRB Staff
October 18, 2019

The Tłı̨chǫ Aquatic Effects Monitoring Program or ‘Fish Camp’ was held at Russell Lake on August 26 - 30, 2019. This was the first year that the... READ MORE »