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Political Leaders Support Management Actions for Bathurst and Bluenose-East Caribou Herds

YELLOWKNIFE (January 28, 2015) – Political leaders from the Northwest Territories, Aboriginal Governments and wildlife management authorities have worked together on management actions including the establishment of a mobile conservation area to protect the Bathurst caribou herd and a limited harvest to help conserve the Bluenose-East herd. Leaders and wildlife management authorities have met several […]

by pmnationtalk on January 29, 201517813 Views

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Whitehorse SAO 2015

January 12, 2015 The fourth SAO meeting of the Canadian Chairmanship will be held in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada March 2-5, 2015. Location: Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada   Meeting begins: 2 March Meeting ends: 5 March The Executive SAO Meeting will be held 2-3 March. The SAO/PP Plenary Meeting will then be held 4-5 March. Please log in using the form on […]

by pmnationtalk on January 13, 2015209 Views

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NTI Supports Baffin Island Caribou Harvest Moratorium

January 5th, 2015 Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. Vice-President James Eetoolook said NTI fully supports the Government of Nunavut’s moratorium on harvesting caribou from the population located on Baffin Island. Environment Minister Johnny Mike recently announced the interim decision based on support from the Nunavut Wildlife Management Board. Scientific aerial and ground surveys show the Baffin Island […]

by pmnationtalk on January 6, 201515917 Views

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The Fight Continues for the Peel Watershed

December 31, 2014 The Yukon Government announced late yesterday that they would appeal Justice Veale’s decision in The First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun et. al. v The Government of Yukon, the lawsuit concerning the Peel Watershed launched by the First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun, Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society Yukon Chapter […]

by pmnationtalk on January 6, 201518000 Views

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WWF supports moratorium on harvesting Baffin Island caribou

December 2014 Iqaluit (December 22, 2014) – WWF is pleased that the Government of Nunavut has declared an interim moratorium on the harvest of Caribou on Baffin Island, effective January 1, 2015. This action demonstrates that Nunavut’s wildlife co-management system – when based on the best available science as well as traditional and local knowledge […]

by pmnationtalk on January 6, 201516945 Views

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Regulator of Oil and Gas Operations and Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board sign MOU

YELLOWKNIFE (December 22, 2014) – Minister David Ramsay, Government of the Northwest Territories Regulator of Oil and Gas Operations, and Willard Hagen, Chair of the Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on December 19. The MOU signals the intent of both regulators to work together to carry out their respective […]

by pmnationtalk on January 4, 2015258 Views

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Temporary harvest measures for Bathurst and Bluenose-East caribou herds announced

YELLOWKNIFE (December 19, 2014) – The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is proposing the creation of a mobile core conservation zone around collared cows from the Bathurst caribou herd. No harvesting of Bathurst caribou would be permitted in this conservation zone. The proposal comes as discussions between the GNWT, political leaders from Aboriginal governments […]

by pmnationtalk on January 4, 201516896 Views

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Minister initiates interim moratorium on Baffin Island caribou harvest

IQALUIT, Nunavut (December 19, 2014) – The Government of Nunavut (GN) today announced an interim moratorium on the harvest of caribou on Baffin Island effective January 1, 2015. In 2014, the Department of Environment conducted an aerial survey of the entire Baffin Island caribou range. After extensive analysis, the results of the survey show there […]

by pmnationtalk on January 4, 2015252 Views

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